Battle of the Atlantic


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Battle of the Atlantic

n
(Historical Terms) the struggle for control of the sea routes around the United Kingdom during World War II, esp 1940–43
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Birmingham can be proud of the part it played in Britain's survival, not only in the Battle of Britain with Spitfires that were built at Castle Bromwich, but also the Battle of the Atlantic.
This weekend it is remembering the 70th anniversary of the surrender of the German U-Boat fleet, marking the end of the dramatic Battle of the Atlantic campaign during the Second World War.
Blum identified the one best suited for her interests: The Battle of the Atlantic.
VETERAN merchant seaman Homer Wenderling, who took part in the Battle of the Atlantic, has died.
One of the properties up for auction is 35 Pembroke Road, Bootle, the former home of Captain Frederick "Johnny" Walker, a British Royal Navy officer who was the most successful anti-submarine warfare commander during the Battle of the Atlantic.
In May, we remembered the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continuous military campaign of World War II.
The short ceremony took place at the Pier Head memorial ahead of a private Battle of the Atlantic commemorative service at Liverpool Cathedral.
PRINCE Michael of Kent joins Royal Navy officers yesterday to honour Derry's role in the Battle of the Atlantic.
IN May this year, the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic will be marked in London, Londonderry and Liverpool.
Admiral Horton was a veteran of both world wars and, in 1942 as Commander in Chief Western Approaches Command, is the man credited with devising and delivering the strategy which saw the Allies take control of the North Atlantic in 1943 from the grip of enemy U-Boats - a decisive moment in the Battle of the Atlantic, which raged throughout the entire war.
HMCS Athabaskan was in port in memory of those who died during the Battle of the Atlantic.
London, Feb 16(ANI): Lord Mountbatten's daughter, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, has appealed directly to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to help bring the last Battle of the Atlantic warship home to Britain and save it from being scrapped.