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Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
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Battle of the Atlantic: Canada
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Battle of the Atlantic: Canada

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A Social Studies 11 presentation outlining tactics and technology.

A Social Studies 11 presentation outlining tactics and technology.

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  • Anti-Submarine Detection Investigation Committee
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    1. The Battle of the Atlantic MARSHALL, 2006 Britain’s Lifeline Must Not Be Severed
    2. Royal Navy: Greatest Navy in the World?
    3. Destroyers for Bases
    4. Britain needed to secure a supply line - Hitler tried to choke off that line…
    5. Naval Race Revisited?
    6. Can you remember who Bismarck was? Think 1870.
    7.  
    8. <ul><li>Who will win? </li></ul>Aircraft vs Ships:
    9. Battle of Denmark Straits: HOOD was sunk with one shot - only a couple of men survived.
    10. Revenge for the HOOD!
    11. The Threat
    12. <ul><li>. </li></ul>
    13.  
    14. The Effect
    15.  
    16.  
    17. Counter-measures: Detection
    18.  
    19. Tough Decisions Must be Made
    20. Leigh Light
    21. ASDIC = Canadian/British SONAR System Anti- Submarine Detection Investigation Committee
    22. As well as Corvettes and destroyers, minesweepers were crucial to detect dangers above and below the surface.
    23. ENIGMA/ULTRA
    24. <ul><li>Depth Charges = drums of TNT (here loaded on a side-shooting “K Gun” </li></ul>Counter-measures: Destruction of the THREAT 
    25.  
    26.  
    27. Hedgehog Anti-submarine (A/S) Mortar
    28. Not only submarines used torpedoes : ships and plane were also used as launch platforms.
    29.  
    30.  
    31.  
    32. Counter- measures: The CONVOY
    33. THE MAP ROOM: ATLANTIC THEATRE
    34.  
    35.  
    36. CORVETTES
    37.  
    38. BUT…
    39.  
    40. The no-rescue rule was not always followed… Canadian Destroyer
    41. The Results: some statistics
    42. Bringing the might of the USA economy to bear…
    43. Ships lost: by theatre
    44. Production by USA
    45.  
    46. Conclusions: <ul><li>The U-boats were successful - for the first half of the war. </li></ul><ul><li>North American help was essential for Britain. </li></ul><ul><li>The Allies used technology and tactics to drive the U-boats off the French and then North American coasts. </li></ul><ul><li>The Germans countered with “wolf-pack” tactics. </li></ul><ul><li>Convoys with naval escorts greatly increased security of merchant ships. </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimately it was aircraft that chased the U-boats to the centre of the Atlantic. </li></ul><ul><li>In the end, Hitler failed to starve Britain. </li></ul>Thanks, Marshall: You just gave me an excellent paragraph outline!

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