Dutch language books


20 Miljoen Ton naar de Kelder

by - Gallery, Daniel
(Twenty million tons under the sea) (1956, H. Regnery Co., Chicago)
Description: This book details the history and eventual capture of the U-505 during WWII. The author was the Commanding Officer of the task group (TG 22.3) that ex ...
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300000 ton tot zinken gebracht

by - Valentiner, Max
(300000 tons sunk) (1917, W. ten Have, Amsterdam)
160 pages
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34 Dagen op een Reddingsvlot

by - Trumbull, Robert
(34 days on a raft) (1945, Uitgave Transatlantic, New York)
151 pages
Description: Experiences of three downed U.S. Navy flyers, H.F. Dixon, Tony Pastula, and Gene Aldrich, who spent 34 days on a rubber raft in the Pacific, as told b ...
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Alles wel... K XVIII

by - Angenent, A.W.P.
(All is Well... K XVIII) (1936, N.V. Het Nederlandse Boekhuis)
Description: Describes the round-the-world voyage of the Dutch submarine K XVIII.
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Bestemming New York

by - Top, Henk
(Destination New York)
De bijzondere geschiedenis van ms Zaandam 1939 - 1942 (2007, Walburg Pers, Zutphen, The Netherlands)
ISBN 9789057305160
Paperback, 208 pages, 23 images and 2 maps
Description: The book is a reconstruction of the adventures of the captain and crew of the 'Zaandam', a new passenger ship of the Holland - America Line. It descri ...
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De Boot

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The boat) (1974, Uitgeverij in den Toren, Baarn)
Description: This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. ...
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Boven ons de golven

by - Warren, C.E.T. and Benson, James
(Above us the waves) (Sevire, Den Haag)
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Duikbootoorlog

by - Mason, David
(U-boat war: Submarines against convoys)
Onderzeeboten Tegen Konvooien (Standaard Uitgeverij, Antwerp)
Description: A general overview of U-boats in WWII. Approximately one half the book consists of photographs.
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Duiken naar 60 Wrakken voor de Belgische Kust

by - Termote, Tomas
(Dives on sixty wrecks off the Belgian coast) (Published by the author)
52 pages
Description: This is a 52-page A4-sized photocopied book published by the author. In it he describes the UB-20 (51.21.19N/02.38.32E) and the UC-14 (51.31.60N/03.0 ...
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De Duitse Onderzeeboten

by - Botting, Douglas
(The German Submarines) (1981, Time-Life-International, Amsterdam)
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Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse Koopvaardij in de Tweede Wereldoorlog

Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse Koopvaardij in de Tweede Wereldoorlog

by - Bezemer, K. W. L.
(History of the Dutch merchant service in World War II) (1987, Elsevier, Amsterdam)
ISBN 9010060403
1446 pages
Description: There are two main volumes. The writer had access to the war diaries of the U-boats and compared them with the reports of the Dutch ships. Excellent ...
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Grijze Wolven op de Grauwe Zee

by - Gasaway, E.B.
(Grey wolves on the grey sea) (1976, Toren boeken)
Description: An account of U-124 from records and personal statements, as well as details of the loss of U-64.
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Haaien en kleine vissen

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and little fishes) (De Boekerij, Baarn)
Description: This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.
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Hr.Ms. K XVII en Hr.Ms. O 16

Hr.Ms. K XVII en Hr.Ms. O 16

by - van Royen, P.C.
(Hr.Ms. K XVII and Hr.Ms. O 16)
De ondergang van twee Nederlandse onderzeeboten in de Zuid-Chinese Zee (1997, Van Soeren)
ISBN 9068810758
Description: Deals with the loss of these two Dutch submarines in the South China Sea in 1941.
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Hr.Ms.O -22

Hr.Ms.O -22

by - H.M.
(Hr.Ms.O -22) (1995, Ort. van Soeren & Co., Amsterdam)
ISBN 9068810561
Description: Report about the O-22 which was lost in 1940 and discovered again in 1993.
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Ik nader ongezien!

Ik nader ongezien!

by - Jalhay, P. C.
(I close unseen)
De onderzeeboten van de Koninklijke Marine (1997, Bataafsche Leeuw, Amsterdam)
ISBN 9067064470
192 pages, map
Description: The history of the Dutch submarine service up to 1996.
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Kat met de Negen Levens, De

De Kat met de Negen Levens

by - Claes, Wijnand
(The cat with nine lives)
Description: The author was part of the crew of Dutch submarine O21 which sank the U-95 in the Mediterranean on 28 November, 1941. An article about this event was ...
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Klaar voor onderwater

Klaar voor onderwater

by - Wytema, M.S.
(Clear for diving) (1936, Amsterdam, Andries Blitz)
282 pages, 123 photos, map
Description: Report of the Dutch K 18's 1935 travels from Holland via South America, Africa, Australia to Soerabaia (Indonesia).
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Koninklijke Marine in de Tweede Wereldoorlog, De

De Koninklijke Marine in de Tweede Wereldoorlog

by - Bosscher, Ph. M.
(The Royal Netherlands Navy in World War II) (1990, Wever, Franeker)
ISBN 9061353718
3 volumes, published 1984-1990
Description: This trilogy is in Dutch, but each volume includes a summary in English. Part 1: Neutrality and Attack by Germany - 1940. Part 2: Dutch East Indies: ...
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Marine-torpedodienst 1875-2000

Marine-torpedodienst 1875-2000

by - Mohrmann, J.M.
(Royal Netherlands Navy Torpedo Branch 1875-2000) (2000, De Bataafse Leeuw Amsterdam)
ISBN 9067075175
Hardcover, 176 pages, 100+ photos, some in color, tables
Description: History of the RNN torpedo branch with circa 300 names and explanation of the technical development.
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Met Hr. Ms. K XIII naar Nederlandsch-Indie

Met Hr. Ms. K XIII naar Nederlandsch-Indie

by - Linden, C. van der and Wytema, M.S.
(With Hr. Ms. K XIII to the Dutch Indies: A submarine voyage of more than 20,000 miles)
Een Onderzeeboottocht van Meer dan 20.000 Zeemijlen (1927, Scheltens & Giltay, Amsterdam)
252 pages, photos, maps
Description: The voyage of the Dutch submarine K XIII to the Dutch East Indies.
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Mijn weg naar Scapa Flow

by - Prien, Günther
(My way to Scapa Flow) (1940, Deutscher Verlag Berlin)
Hardcover, 189 pages, 64 b & w photos
Description: Wartime autobiography of the most famous U-boat commander, probably ghost-written by Wolfgang Frank.
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Nederlandse Onderzeedienst 1906-1966, De

De Nederlandse Onderzeedienst 1906-1966

by - Leeflang, J.J.
(The Dutch submarine service 1906-1966) (1966, Den Haag)
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Nederlandse Onderzeedienst 75 jaar

Nederlandse Onderzeedienst 75 jaar

by - Jalhay, P. C.
(75 years of the Dutch submarine service) (1982, Unieboek, Bussum)
ISBN 9022818640
151 pages, photos
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Neerland's zeemacht in oorlong

Neerland's zeemacht in oorlong

by - Kroese, A.
(The Royal Netherlands Navy in wartime) (1944, Netherland Publishing Company, Ltd., London)
141 pages, photos, maps
Description: Covers the Royal Netherlands Navy during WWII, including a small section on the submarines.
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Onder de bloedvlag van de O21

Onder de bloedvlag van de O21

by - Van Dulm, J. F.
(Under the flag of the O-21, 1940-1945) (1947, Scheltens & Giltay, Amsterdam)
272 pages
Description: Details the war patrols of the Dutch submarine O-21 (including the sinking of the U-95).
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Onder vreemde vlag

by - Rogge, Bernhard and Frank, Wolfgang
(Schiff 16) (De Boekerij, Baarn)
Hardcover, 199 pages, photos
Description: This book is about an armed merchant raider, the Atlantis, which remained at sea for 622 days and covered over 100,000 miles at sea, sinking or captur ...
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onderzeeboten van de Koninklijke Marine, De

De onderzeeboten van de Koninklijke Marine

by - Kubatz, F.J.
(The Submarines of the Royal Netherlands Navy) (1987, Ten Brink Maritien Meppel)
ISBN 905123001X
Description: General technical information.
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De oorlog duikt onder

by - Lebert, Norbert
(The war submerges) (1964, NV standaard boekhandel Antwerpen/Amsterdam)
Hardcover, 312 pages
Description: This book describes daily life aboard the U-900.
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Oorlogsdagboek van de U 202

by - Spiegel von und zu Peckelsheim, Edgar
(War diary of U-202) (1916, W. ten Have, Amsterdam)
161 pages
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Periscoop neer!

by - Reeman, Douglas
(With Blood and Iron) (1980, Zuid-Hollandsche Uitgeversmaatschappij)
ISBN 9010029727
Paperback, no maps or pictures, painting of U-991 diving on cover
Description: Set in 1944, this novel deals with the U-991 and its commander, one of the old surviving aces. The plot revolves around the interaction of the officer ...
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Periscoop op!

Periscoop op!

by - Van Beers, A. C.
(Periscope up! The war history of the submarine service of the Royal Netherlands Navy)
De Oorlogsgeschiedenis van den Onderzeedienst der Koninklijke Marine (1945, Netherland Publishing Company, Ltd., London)
48 pages, photos
Description: The history of the submarines of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
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S.O.S. Paulus Potter

S.O.S. Paulus Potter

by - Rep, Jelte
(S.O.S. Paulus Potter)
De ondergang van een Hollands vrachtschip in een Poolzee-slag, zomer 1942 (1984, Omniboek, Den Haag)
ISBN 9062072941
214 pages
Description: This book describes the sinking of the Paulus Potter, a Dutch merchant ship that was part of convoy PQ-17, which was on its way from Iceland to Murman ...
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Schepen van de Koninklijke Marine in W.O. II

Schepen van de Koninklijke Marine in W.O. II

by - Mark, Chris
(Ships of the Dutch Royal Navy in World War II) (1997, De Alk)
ISBN 9060135229
184 pages, illustrations
Description: Technical information and history.
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Schnellboote

by - Baart, Jac.J.
(E-Boats)
Operaties vanuit Holland, Vlaanderen en Frankrijk 1940 - 1945 (2006, Lanasta)
ISBN 90-8616-005-0
Hardcover, 296 pages, 10 maps
Description: This book describes the E-boat or Schnellboote operations from 1940 until 1945 from Holland, the French and Belgium coast. It contains private fotogra ...
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De Slag op den Atlantischen Oceaan

by - Ambrosius, Hans Heinrich
(The battle of the Atlantic) (1942, Uitgeverij Westland, Amsterdam)
64 pages
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De Strijd op Zee in 1940-1945

by - Geldhof, Johnny
(The Battle at Sea in 1940-1945)
Verteld door de Royal Navy Section Belge (2000, Uitgeverij Groeninghe n.v.)
ISBN 9071868338
Hardcover, 257 pages, over 300 photos & documents
Description: This book tells the story of the Belgian men who fought in the Royal Navy under the Belgian flag, recounting the story of these men who served during ...
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Stuifzeetjes over P 322

Stuifzeetjes over P 322

by - Van Dapperen, J.
(Spray over P 322) (1964, Amsterdam)
75 pages
Description: History of the Dutch submarine "Zwaardvisch" in World War II, including a graphic account of the first patrol, in which the captain managed to torpedo ...
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De Tocht van de Deutschland

by - König, Paul
(The voyage of the Deutschland) (1916, W. ten Have, Amsterdam)
149 pages
Description: The skipper of the merchant U-boat Deutschland describes his first journey to Baltimore in 1916.
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De u-boot tijdens de eerste wereldoorlog

by - Termote, Tomas
(The U-boats of World War One) (Published by the author)
45 pages
Description: Tells about the actions of the U-11, UB-20, UC-3 and a brief history of eight famous U-boat captains. Also includes some pictures and the ships they ...
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Vanaf de brug gezien

by - W. Pop
(Seen from the bridge) (2008, Lanasta, Emmen)
ISBN 9789086160303
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Veertig jaren onderzeedienst 1906-1946

Veertig jaren onderzeedienst 1906-1946

by - Comite voor de Viering van het 40-Jarig Bestaan Hr. Ms. Onderzeedient
(Forty years of submarine service, 1906-1946) (1947, Scheltens & Giltay, Amsterdam)
208 pages
Description: This book commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Dutch Submarine Service of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
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De Verdoemden der Oceanen

by - Herlin, Hans
(Damned Atlantic)
De ondergang van het Duitse duikbootwapen (1986, Nannen, Hamburg)
ISBN 9067900931
Hardcover, 295 pages, no photos or maps
Description: The author describes the fate of Günther Prien of U-47, Peter Zschech of U-505, Werner Henke of U-515, Wolfgang Lüth, and Heinz Eck of U-852. Well-w ...
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Verdreven doch niet Verslagen

Verdreven doch niet Verslagen

by - Bezemer, K. W. L.
(Driven but not defeated: Further operations of the Royal Netherlands Navy in the Second World War)
Verdere Verrichtingen der Koninklijke Marine in de Tweede Wereldoorlog (1987, De Boer Maritiem, Houten)
ISBN 9026920415
532 pages, photos, maps
Description: History of the Royal Netherlands Navy during World War II. Describes mainly the Dutch submarine operations in the Indian Ocean and South Pacific. Th ...
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Verdwenen in de Noordzee

by - Termote, Tomas
(Lost in the North Sea) (2000, Uitgeverij de Krijger)
ISBN 907254790X
Paperback, 164 pages
Description: History of 15 German U-boats which were lost in World War I off the coasts of Belgium and the Netherlands.
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Vervloekte Zee

by - Bekker, Cajus
(Damned sea) (1973, De Boer Maritieme Handboeken)
Description: General account of the Kriegsmarine, including some details of U-boat operations. Overall a good book, but unfortunately the last year of the war (194 ...
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Vijfentwintig jaren Onderzeedienst 1906-1931

Vijfentwintig jaren Onderzeedienst 1906-1931

by - N/A
(Twenty-five years of Submarine Service, 1906-1931) (1931, C. De Boer)
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Wereldreis van H.M. K XVIII, De

De Wereldreis van H.M. K XVIII

by - N/A
(The Round-the-World Voyage of H.M. K XVIII) (1935, Holdert)
Description: Describes the round-the-world voyage of the Dutch submarine K XVIII.
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De wrede zee

by - Monsarrat, Nicholas
(The cruel sea) (1976, Elsevier, Amsterdam)
ISBN 9010017036
Paperback, 430 pages
Description: The story is about convoy escorts, first aboard the corvette H.M.S. Compass Rose, and later on the frigate H.M.S. Saltash. The story follows the men o ...
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Zij Vochten op de Zeven Zeeen

by - Bezemer, K. W. L.
(They fought on the seven seas: Operations and adventures of the Royal Netherlands Navy in the Second World War)
Verrichtingen en Avonturen der Koninklijke Marine in de Tweede Wereldoorlog (1987, De Boer Maritiem, Houten)
ISBN 9026920407
392 pages, photos
Description: History of the Royal Netherlands Navy during World War II. Originally published 1954. Followed by a sequel, Verdreven doch niet Verslagen.
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Zr. Ms. Ulysses

by - MacLean, Alistair
(HMS Ulysses) (1956, Elsevier, Amsterdam)
Hardcover, 358 pages
Description: This is a classic that tells the story of a convoy heading towards Murmansk in winter 1943. The book describes the conditions in which the convoy men ...
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