U is for the U-Boats
...Dönitz in Wolf Packs set.
- When did Germany first deploy its U-boats?
- Who was in charge of the U-boat fleet?
- Where was the U-boat fleet HQ?
- Why was the U-boat such a threat?
- What was the allied answer(s) to the threat?
- What tactics did the U-boats employ successfully?
Choose one topic:
- Research and prepare a Time Line to show the growth of the German U-boat fleet from the outset of the war.
- Profile a U-boat Captain, e.g. Gunther Prien, Gunther Hessler, Fritz Lemp, or Otto Kretschmer.
- Research and report on the U-Boat as a tactical weapon.
- Research and prepare a report on the U-boat's 'Happy Times'.
- Research and report on the development technology of U-boats.
- Research and prepare a profile of Admiral Karl Dönitz.
For research resources, see the resources page.