War is perhaps that one occurrence that has held captive the attention of man for eons after it is over. This is quite natural as well, for the repercussions of war are such that the aftershocks are felt long after the last bomb was dropped and the last cannon boomed.
We as human beings find it irresistible to turn back the pages of history and go over and dissect certain incidents and happenings that we believe warrants repeated scrutiny. This is not so much because of our tendency to learn from our mistakes but more from our need to revisit what had transpired in the past.
One such frequently revisited topic is the Second World War and the unending stories that come with it. The descriptions of life during those times truly fascinate us and fill us with awe.
During the times of the Second World War, no other vessel of craft would have played a bigger or more significant role than the submarines in terms of the impact they had on the outcome of the battles. These marvels of engineering, designed to travel and operate under water were so important that many a battle and many a country had won or loss based on the strength of the submarine forces involved in it.
This book is here is to provide the reader a compilation of information pertaining to submarines in the Second World War, their developmental stories and detailed analysis of the strategies they employed in order to gain control over the seas.