The What's New Archive
19:50 - Fighting the U-boats, update
Added 3 photos of the PBY Catalina aircraft.
19:52 - Updated the Flotilla pages with a new set dealing with the ULD and UAA training units that supported the U-boats. Already all the 4 ULD training divisions are covered with the UAA units coming in the next few days. These are not complete yet but should nonetheless give adequate information.
19:51 - Added the 3 UAA training unit pages missing yesterday.
19:51 - Added real profile data-sheets for the following boats; U-48, U-331, U-441 and U-505.
01:24 - Added 3 photos of the U-260 to the Diving images.
01:24 - Finally added a Gallery section for the U-505. This one includes some excellent photos of the capture as well.
19:52 - Totally rewrote the English language book listing. Now each letter of the alphabet has its own page (books starting with B are in the B page etc.).
19:52 - Fighting the U-boats, update
Added 2 aircraft pages, the B-17 and the Catalina. This concludes the aircraft page development for the most part.
01:24 - Added an archive for the What's New entries of previous months. This consists of some 15 pages all the way back to Dec 1996. The requires frames.
01:24 - Finished re-checking all the flotilla information for U-boats U-500 through U-4712.
01:24 - Added patrol information to U-boat profiles U-502 through U-778 lacking that info. Some 290 profiles were affected, due to that I cannot print them all here. This is finished now, if you should find any u-boats missing the patrol info (career) then just let me know.
01:24 - Added patrol information to U-boat profiles U-250 through U-490 and U-800 through U-999 lacking that info. Some 250 profiles were affected, due to that I cannot print them all here.
01:24 - Added patrol information to U-boat profiles U-1 through U-250 and U-1000 through U-4713 lacking that info. 190 profiles were affected, due to that I cannot print them all here.
19:54 - Introduced a page listing all the 153 personnel files of uboat.net.
19:54 - This concludes our 2-year project of making a page on each Knights Cross winner. We are gonna get blasted of course :)
19:54 - Added the following 7 Knights Cross winners
KrvKpt. (Ing.) Johann-Friedrich Wessels LI of U-47
KrvKpt. (Ing.) Gerd Suhren LI of U-37
Kptlt. Hans Georg Hess commander of U-995
Kptlt. Gerhard Schaar commander of U-957
Kptlt. (Ing.) Karl-Heinz Wiebe LI of U-621
Oblt. Otto Westphalen commander of U-968
Oblt. Hermann Stuckmann commander of U-621
We now have over 151 U-boat personnel files.
19:54 - Added the following 3 Knights Cross winners
KrvKpt. Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach of U-453
Kptlt. Georg Staats commander of U-508
Oblt. Dietrich Shöneboom commander of U-431
We now have over 146 U-boat personnel files.
19:56 - Updated the career profile pages of U-40, U-166, U-200, U-855 and U-1058.
19:55 - Updated the Commander with over 50,000 tons sunk page.
19:55 - Added the following 7 Knights Cross winners
FrgKpt. Harro Schacht commander of U-507
KrvKpt. Werner Winter commander of U-103
KrvKpt. Günter Müller Stöckheim commander of U-67
KrvKpt. Heinrich Schonder commander of U-200
Kptlt. Günther Heydemann commander of U-575
Kptlt. Reinhart Reche commander of U-255
Kptlt. Heinz-Otto Schultze commander of U-432
We now have over 143 U-boat personnel files.
20:00 - Fighting the U-boats, update
Added more info on F. Johnny Walker, RN.
19:57 - Updated the profile for U-534 with better info on fate.
19:57 - That method is very secure (how I order my books) and fast. In this example you can see what they have for sale using the keyword U-boat.
01:24 - We've become a member of the Affiliate Net at Barnes & Noble one of the largest bookstores in the world. What this means to you is that you can now buy your favorite books right through this site by clicking on this icon if you see it next to the book you want! [Since then we've switched to amazon.com]
20:00 - Added 17 new books to the English books page.
20:00 - Added the Knights Cross winners
FrgKpt. Fritz Frauenheim commander of U-101
Oblt. Johann Limbach commander IWO of U-181
We now have over 136 U-boat personnel files.
20:01 - Added the Knights Cross winners
Kptlt. Otto Ites commander of U-94
We now have over 134 U-boat personnel files.
20:01 - Fighting the U-boats, update
Added a page on F. Johnny Walker, RN. He is considered by many to have done more than anyone to counter the U-boat threat.
20:04 - Fighting the U-boats, update
Updated the page on the Royal Australian Navy.
20:03 - Updated the career profiles for
U-82, U-577, U-502, U-464, U-756, U-261, U-253, U-512, U-661, U-353, U-559, U-132, U-595, U-259 and U-402.
20:02 - Totally rewrote the U-boat losses pages for 1941 and 1942. Also created a chart showing the losses month by month during the war. This did affect multiple other pages and many profiles were changed somewhat (see below).
20:02 - Added the Knights Cross winners
KrvKpt. Waldemar Mehl commander of U-371
Oblt. (Ing.) Hans Johannsen chief engineer of U-96
OMasch. Heinz Prassdorf machinist on U-48 and U-558
We now have over 133 U-boat personnel files.
20:05 - Updated the profile for U-545.
20:04 - You can help to save the impressive Keroman U-boat base scheduled for demolition on Lorient, France. More info here.
20:04 - Fighting the U-boats, update
Added a major entry to the Allied-pages. This one is a 6-page set written about the USS Guadalcanal, by one of its former crew member, Don Baker. This is a must read about one of the most successful ASW weapon of the war.
In addition to the 3 entries shown here above we made some 34 additions or changes in our databases during April 1998.