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Battle of the Atlantic

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WW2 - The Battle of the Atlantic [Real Footage in Colour]

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Greyhound — Inside Look: Battle of the Atlantic | Apple TV+

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FIGHT TO THE FINISH | The Battle of the Atlantic

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Battle of the Atlantic - WW2 At Sea - GCSE History

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WW2 - Battle of the Atlantic (Combat footage)

The Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, ran from 1939 to the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, covering a major part of the Naval history of World War II. At its core was the Allied naval blockade of Germany, announced the day after the declaration of war, and Germany's subsequent counter-blockade. The campaign peaked from mid-1940 through to the end of 1943.
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  • facts 

  • Name 

  • Background 

  • Early skirmishes (September 1939 – May 1940) 

  • Submarine warfare 

  • British situation 

  • Great surface raiders 

  • Escort groups (March – May 1941) 

  • The field of battle widens (June – December 1941) 

  • Mediterranean diversion 

  • Operation Drumbeat (January – June 1942) 

  • Battle returns to the mid-Atlantic (July 1942 – February 1943) 

  • Climax of the campaign (March 1943 – May 1943, "Black May") 

  • South Atlantic (May 1942 – September 1943) 

  • Final years (June 1943 – May 1945) 

  • Last actions (May 1945) 

  • Merchant Navy 

  • Assessment 

  • Shipping and U-boat sinkings each month 

  • In popular culture 

  • Civilian experience