Definition of "u-boat" []

  • A German submarine, esp in World Wars I and II (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "u-boat" in a sentence
  • "England was close to a total economic breakdown due to the u-boat campaign, almost everything was rationed and nobody in their rigth mind would think that GB should initiate a landing in France or elsewhere and defeat Germany on her own turf."
  • "One u-boat did show up off Ventry in Dingle Bay in October 1939 and shuttled ashore 30 Greek seamen whom it rescued from a freighter it had torpedoed."
  • "On the few still high and dry streets, you'll be able see over an abandoned SUV like a u-boat captain."
  • "In mid-1944 the allies were deeply concerned about the u-boat war."
  • "While in hindsight, it is obvious that the u-boat threat was diminishing and the “electro boats” were greatly overrated, it is important to remember that allied intelligence greatly exaggerated these threats."