New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1956.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. 256 pp, with appendices, index, review slip laid in. Light wear to edges, mild corner bumping, internals clean and sound. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear with a few small chips and tears. "On the fleet of 56 German U-Boats on the seas in April 1940, the most dangerous was the U-99, commanded by Otto Kretschmer. Called by the British the most efficient and the most competent U-Boat commander in the German Navy, 28-year-old Kretschmer was the ruthless and daring officer who, before his final capture by the British in 1941, had sunk 55 Allied ships (350,000 tons) to become Germany's foremost U-Boat ace" (dust jacket).