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Island at WarPuerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War$
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Jorge Rodríguez "Beruff and José L. Bolivar "Fresneda

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781628461640

Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2016

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.001.0001

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The German Blockade of the Caribbean in 1942 and Its Effects in Puerto Rico

The German Blockade of the Caribbean in 1942 and Its Effects in Puerto Rico

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(p.139) The German Blockade of the Caribbean in 1942 and Its Effects in Puerto Rico
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Island at War
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Ligia T. Domenech

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0006

Ligia T. Domenech explores another military aspect in depth: the submarine war. The author, who has researched widely on this topic, explains how the German offensive in the Caribbean disrupted maritime traffic and almost provoked the collapse of the Puerto Rican economy.

Keywords:   German U-boat, Grand Admiral Karl Döenitz, Operation Neuland, Caribbean Sea Frontier, Rexford G. Tugwell

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