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5 edition of U Boat Commander (Fortunes of War) found in the catalog.

U Boat Commander (Fortunes of War)

by Gunther Prien

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Cerberus Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7982140M
    ISBN 100752420259
    ISBN 109780752420257
    OCLC/WorldCa225283226

    The diary of a World War One U-Boat commander. As well as being a fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also reminds us there were humans involved - on both sides of the action - as we read too of the intimate thoughts and intense love of a man longing for his sweetheart.4/5(1).   Diary of a U-boat Commander Stephen KING-HALL ( - ) Captain Karl von Schenk. audiobook, audiobook full, audiobook unabridged, audiobook full length audiobook, audiobook full, audiobook.

    Buy U-Boat Commander: A Periscope View of the Battle of the Atlantic Reprint by Cremer, Peter, Brustat-Naval, Fritz (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). About Richie Kohler. Richie Kohler’s passion for technical scuba diving and maritime history has led him to explore some of the most challenging shipwrecks in the world, including the Andrea Doria and HMHS ing for lost ships has led him to locate and help identify numerous lost vessels, including the U, a German mine laying submarine on the Georges .

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U Boat Commander (Fortunes of War) by Gunther Prien Download PDF EPUB FB2

Quite an amazing writing on U-boat war from the surviving senior U-boat commander. The tone is not glory but the hardship, anxiety, and determination. After reading this book, I understand why Das Boot was praised as the greatest submarine movie. What the movie showed could be sensed in Cremer's story.

A will to overcome the dangers and still fight on/5(4). This book is a bio-dictionary (as the title suggests) of u-boat commanders.

decorations,captivity (plus dates) or lost at sea (date). The middle of the book contains 96 black and U Boat Commander book photos of various commanders. The index in back of book,contains ALL uboats from "U1' to "" and it's commander(s)/5(5).

The odyssey of a U-boat commander and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(11).

Diary of a U-boat Commander () by Stephen King-Hall is a fictional story written as if it was a German submarine officer's diary. Actually, this is a love story that focuses on the hero's infatuation with a beautiful and mysterious woman, with the U-boat war serving as the backdrop/5.

“This is an excellent book, and a great read. The story of Oskar Kusch was always out there on the periphery of popular U-boat literature, but until now it was only a troubling footnote, not well known or understood. The Submarine Commander's Handbook, (""), describes the submarine U-boat tactics of Nazi Germany.

Note that this edition is from during which the Allies had effectively countered these tactics and the battle of the Atlantic turned in the Allies favour. Diary of a U Boat Commander portrays the excitement, challenges and heartbreak of the situation in a very authentic way.

In fact, initially, the reader is almost beguiled into believing that this is indeed a real diary written by a real person—such is the author's skill.5/5(4). The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat.

Over pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied efforts to counter the U-boat threat. In October he took over command of U, a type VIIA boat.

After the start of the war in SeptemberU made seven mostly successful patrols, including some minelaying operations. Kptlt Kuhnke left U in January and two months later commissioned the long range type IX C U 11 rows  In July he was appointed commander of the 22nd U-boat Flotilla.

After the war. The U-boat Commander's - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily. These horrifying statistics on the survival rate of the German wolf packs in World War II are at last given meaning in this true-life thriller by famed U-boat ace Peter "Ali" Cremer.

One of just three senior submarine commanders to survive, Cremer conveys the. a direct quote from the book describing the U-boat crews,"Even in times of the most terrible defeat they preserved their cohesion and endured long patrols under the most dangerous conditions and great were always ready to fight on,even with the heaviest the end of the war their spirit was watching the movie 5/5(5).

Peter-Erich Cremer appeared in the British television documentary The World at War in the early s. Later he recounted his life in his books U The story of a u-boat ace and U-Boat Commander: a periscope view of the Battle of the Atlantic. He died in Hamburg on 5 July Summary of career Ships sunk and damagedBattles/wars: World War II.

I've read nearly all the existing books or memoirs by U Boot Commanders of WW2 as well as those of their US counterparts and the very few written by Japanese I boat commanders.I' m a former Submariner and Submarine Architect and Engineer from the French Navy and I have navigated on and overhauled the type 7,type 9,type 21 U boots at the LORIENT/KEROMAN /5(15).

Diary of a U-boat Commander Stephen KING-HALL ( - ) Captain Karl von Schenk of the Kaiser's Navy is a stereotypical German nobleman - supremely self-confident, touchy about the divisions of class and any infringement on his place. Buy U-Boat Commander: The Story of Gunther Prien by Gunther Prien online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Ali Cremer, U by Peter Erich Cremer,Naval Institute Press edition, in English U-boat commander ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: He joined the navy intransferred to Germany’s small submarine force inand by the beginning of the war he was the commander of his own U-boat.

Those who served with him remembered him as cool, distant, taciturn – he was known in the U-boat service as ‘Silent Otto’. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The commander of U 71, Walter Flachsinberg, is an example of the tolerance in the uniformity of the U-Boat officers: against the regulation is not only the usual emblem of the U-Boot in the cap (in this case, a serpent or marine dragoon), but also the fur coat (photo Carl-Gabriel von Gudenus).

x px, dpi, Kb.This is the complete wartime translation by the U.S. Navy of the edition of the official handbook given to all U-boat commanders. The original handbook was compiled from combat reports and was regularly updated throughout the war.

The handbook was an invaluable reference for every operational U-boat commander.THE DIARY OF A U-BOAT COMMANDER ANON∗ WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND EXPLANATORY NOTES BY ETI-ENNE AND 18 Illustrations on Art Paper by Frank H. Mason. [Illustration: ”We rammed a destroyer, passing through her like a knife through cheese.”] BOOKS BY ETIENNE STRANGE TALES FROM THE FLEET A NAVAL LIEUTENANT – ”In .