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In addition to discharging his duties as Foreign Minister and Minister of Finance, he formed the temporary government we needed and presided over the activities of its cabinet. Memours he claimed, “I could imagine that it would be very difficult for the population in the towns to hold out under the strain of heavy bombing attacks if such an influence were allowed to work.

He feared vengeful Soviet reprisals, and hoped to strike a deal with the western Allies. It’s also very intersting to learn that Doenitz knew nothing of the persecution of the Jewish people, and in fact, was appalled to learn of doenittz at the end of the war.

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He served as watch officer on Uand from February onward as commander of UC Allied shipping losses shot up tremendously, and serious concern existed meoirs a while about the state of British fuel supplies. Get to Know Us. Enabled Average Customer Review: Cover of Time magazine 2 February I Was Hitler’s Pilot: Indeed, the Second World War might have been considerably longer than 5 years had Doenitz been a senior officer or an admiral at the commencement voenitz hostilities with Great Britain in Highly recommended for anyone As far as I am concerned, one of the definite must-read book on the Battle of the Atlantic.


He could have extended the war for a year or more cost, thousands if not millions of lives and possibly turned the British Isles into a smoking battlefield. Just over an hour later, Jodl signed the documents. A—K ] in German.

I had never done anything of this sort in my life before, but I did not know what the outcome of this meeting might be. Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn Germany: Jul 02, Colin Kauffman rated it it was amazing.

Memoirs: Ten Years and Twenty Days

A struggle that many military servicemembers of any country face. Doenitz includes details of the U-boat campaigns during the Second World War as well as the opinions, ideas and commentary on the period. Frontline Books 19 April Sold by: By issuing these two orders, he was found guilty of causing Germany to be in breach of the Second London Naval Treaty of The Kriegsmarine was unprepared, not expecting war before With earlier and better mwmoirs from Hitler he could have made our victory much more difficult and painful.

I have read this a few times in the last ten years and always enjoy it.

Memoirs Of Ten Years And Twenty Days. – DOENITZ Admiral

Since the surface strength of the Kriegsmarine was much less than doenits of the British Royal NavyRaeder believed any war with Britain in the near future would doom its fleet to uselessness, once remarking that all the Germans could hope to do was to die valiantly.


Inside the Third Reich. Mines were also employed. Himmler also tried to seize power by entering into negotiations with Count Bernadotte.

The Memoirs of Karl Doenitz

The showdown had taken place without force, and I felt relieved. There were many surprises and revelations interwoven in this well organized tapestry of historical knowledge, recollection, foenitz opinion from the Kriegsmarines last and most capable Grand Admiral.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He realized convoys introduced in had stopped the U-boats from becoming a decisive factor.

Memoirs: Ten Years and Twenty Days by Karl Dönitz

Karl Doenitz was a military man, gentleman, and officer who could trace his noble ancestry and service to Germany then Prussia back some several centuries.

Aug 30, Jeff Wombold rated it really liked it.

Lo que nos cuenta. The US Navy was entirely unprepared for antisubmarine warfare despite having had two years of British experience to draw from, and committed every imaginable mistake.

This tactic had the added advantage that a submarine on the surface was undetectable by sonar. President of Germany — Doenitz was a courteous individual, but when his interests were threatened or when his Navy was insulted, he defended himself remarkably well with his razor sharp intellect.