This title, following on from Volume One, charts the continuing development of the German U-boat. It covers the development of the Type IX as a long-range cruiser intended for solo operations in distant waters, and the revolutionary Type XXI, the first true submarine rather than submersible.
Gordon Williamson was born in 1957 and currently works for the Scottish Land Register. He spent seven years with the military Police TA and has published a number of books and articles on the decorations of the Third Reich and their winners. He is author of a number of World War II titles for Osprey. Ian Palmer is a highly experienced digital artist. A graduate in 3D design, he has provided illustrations for many publications, from modelling James Bond's Aston Martin to recreating lunar landings. He lives and works in London with his wife and three cats.