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Bull of Scapa Flow

Günther Prien and U-47: The Bull of Scapa Flow, by Dougie Martindale of Accurate Model Parts, is currently available from Frontline Books in the UK and US Naval Institute Press in other regions. The book is a comprehensive study of U 47 and her famous commander Günther Prien. It covers all the ten war patrols, an overview of the Battle of the Atlantic, the sinking of HMS Royal Oak in Scapa Flow, the men who served on board, and the loss of U 47. Particular emphasis has been placed on examining all the various controversies involved in the infamous Scapa Flow raid.

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