"Brilliant" plans to win WWII: How Germany planned to win the Battle of Atlantic?

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Shared December 16, 2017

During World War II Germany attempted to defeat the Great Britain by sinking its merchant fleet with its U-boat arm. This drew it into a prolonged struggle for technological supremacy with the Allies. The video discusses how new weapons and technologies influenced the Battle of Atlantic.

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Sources:
1) Uboat.net
2) Wikipedia
3) John Keegan - Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda (2003)
4) Jonathan Dimbleby - The Battle of the Atlantic : how the allies won the war (2016)


0:32 - The Enigma Machine:
Enigma Machine at the Imperial War Museum, London.
Photo: Karsten Sperling https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
0:48 - Map of the Atlantic - Google Maps.
1:15 - Helmet decal of Kriegsmarine.
Users Lancaster and F l a n k e r.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kriegsm...
1:20 - Flag of the Admiralty Board.
User: Wally Wiglet.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Admiral...
1:21 - Flag of the United Kingdom.
User: Anomie.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fl...
02:02 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown autopsy scene.
02:14 - Minesweeper.
02:29 (and later) - Locations of ships sunk by the Axis - uboat.net.
https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/
Graph - Goal - 300 000 tonnes per month. Statistics -
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Losses_...
03:42 - Typex cipher machine.
The Crypto Museum.
http://www.cryptomuseum.com/crypto/uk...
04:40 - Graph "New goal" - 700 000 tonnes per month
08:13 - U.S. Navy diagram of a Type XXI U-boat.
User: Megapixie.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_XX...



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