August 6th in German History: German U-Boats Commence Operations against British Shipping

One of the most well-known instruments of German warfare are the U-Boats, submarines which gained fame during the First and Second World Wars through their attempts to cut Great Britain off from world trade by sinking merchant shipping. On August 6th, 1914, two days after Britain declared war on Germany in WWI, ten U-Boats leftContinue reading “August 6th in German History: German U-Boats Commence Operations against British Shipping”