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by David L. Krakow,Don Greer,Dave Gebhardt,Darren Glenn,T. Garth Connelly
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  • Author:
    David L. Krakow,Don Greer,Dave Gebhardt,Darren Glenn,T. Garth Connelly
  • ISBN:
    0897474570
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    Squadron/Signal Publications; First Edition edition (2003)
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    58 pages
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Authors Connelly and Krakow summarize the technical development of these formidable craft in this . Schnellboot in Action' is an excellent introduction to the S-boats.

Authors Connelly and Krakow summarize the technical development of these formidable craft in this Squadron/Signal volume, in their 'Warships' series. Though Germany had mixed success with MTBs in WWI, German strategists began developing a boat suitable for action in the North Sea in the early 1920s. Though operations are briefly summarized, the emphasis here is clearly on the technical development of these fearsome MTBs. Each class is covered in turn. Additional sections cover Engines, Main Armament, Secondary Armament, Radio, Navigation, Radar, Camouflage, Tactics and so on.

Bibliographic Details. 1. Schnellboot in Action - Warships Number 18. Connelly, T. Garth & David L. Krakow & Don Greer & Dave Gebhardt & Darren Glenn. Published by Squadron/Signal Publications (2003). ISBN 10: 0897474570 ISBN 13: 9780897474573.

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"""Schnellboot In Action

Ffel
Another great book from Signal Squadron.
Ungall
Top Product and service!
Arcanescar
VERY POSITIVE
The Sphinx of Driz
For those who are uninitiated regarding the Squadron Signal series of books, of which this is a part, they are geared primarily to those who have a very detailed interest in how the vessels looked (i.e., illustrators, model and diorama builders, etc.). There are a large number of contemporaneous photographs and line drawings. These line drawings and photographs are not only illustrations of the vessels in their entirety but there are also a significant number of close-ups of a minutia of items. These include light/signaling masts, binocular attack periscopes and attached computers used to plot torpedo paths, interior views, crewmen dress and medals, radar and radio antenna, depth charges, mines, etc., etc., etc. These cover every variation of this vessel, from the early prototypes to the final iterations of these vessels as well as those built for foreign navies (Spain and Bulgaria) and even little-known versions used on commerce raiders and that were considered for submarine-based launches (Leichte Schnellboots).

From the perspective of this book’s intended audience of illustrators and model builders this book is a gold mine. The only real weakness, from their perspective, is that it has a lack of color photographs (nearly all the pictures, as they are contemporaneous, are black and white). There are 4 pages of color plates but these are, as in all Squadron Signal books, only side views of the vessels. There are no color plates showing the tops, fronts, bows and sterns of these boats. This, however, is the only weakness for that audience. This shortage of color plates is more than made up by the large number of close up photographs of the items mentioned above.

As an added bonus, this book also has quite a bit of detail on a relatively sizeable number of non-illustrative points such as how the boats navigated, signaling, use of guns (i.e., in later versions the 37 and 40 mm stern guns were used to deter chases by enemy motor gun boats), smoke screen tactics, construction, engines, etc. Signal books, usually, have little of significance over and above how the topic covered looked like. But this one does. A very pleasant surprise.

All and all a five-star book.
WOGY
The German equivalent of the American PT boat, Schnellboots are generally considered the best Motor Torpedo Boats of World War II. These formidable craft saw constant action from the first to the last days of World War II. Operating on every front they extracted a heavy toll of Allied merchant and Naval shipping. Authors Connelly and Krakow summarize the technical development of these formidable craft in this Squadron/Signal volume, #18 in their 'Warships' series.

Though Germany had mixed success with MTBs in WWI, German strategists began developing a boat suitable for action in the North Sea in the early 1920s. Through the 1930s various S-class boats were built, eventually producing the S-38 class and its successors which gave such exemplary service in the North Sea, English Channel, Baltic Sea, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and the Barents Sea. Equipped with two-four torpedoes, 7.92mm machine guns, 20mm, 37mm and 40mm cannons, S-boats sank over 130 merchant ships, 13 destroyers and numerous other Allied watercraft.

'Schnellboot in Action' is an excellent introduction to the S-boats. Though operations are briefly summarized, the emphasis here is clearly on the technical development of these fearsome MTBs. Each class is covered in turn. Additional sections cover Engines, Main Armament, Secondary Armament, Radio, Navigation, Radar, Camouflage, Tactics and so on.

Over 110 photographs and numerous diagrams along with four pages of Don Greer color artwork and profiles help tell the Schnellboot story. The wealth of photos combined with the inexpensive price make this S/S book a great buy.
Renthadral
A well executed and photographically rich book, typical of most Signal Press published books. Photo quality is very good, and the underlying technical details are there. The Schnellboote were a surprisingly effective arm of the Kriegsmarine during the war, and sank a great deal of valuable shipping as well as many warships, mostly destroyers. as was the case with most German Naval vessels, there were never enough of them to be a deciding factor in the ensuing conflict.

I recommend this book to naval Historians, modelers, and anyone interested in the War at Sea.