Icelandic language books


Bismark skal sökkt

by - Kennedy, Ludovic
(Pursuit: The Chase and Sinking of the Battleship Bismarck) (1975, Ísafoldarprentsmiðja)
256 pages
Description: An insightful and concise description of the events surrounding, and leading to, the sinking of the Bismarck. It also takes into account the U-boats i ...
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Bjarnarey

by - Maclean, Alistair
(Bear Island) (1972, )
Description: This novel deals only indirectly with U-boats, with the action taking place a quarter century after the end of World War II. Since it is a mystery nov ...
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Eltingarleikur á Atlantshafi

by - Rayner, D.A.
(The Enemy Below) (1968, Skaldborg sf)
192 pages
Description: A duel at sea in 1943 between a lone U-boat and a lone British destroyer. The author was a decorated escort commander. A movie based on this book was ...
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Ferð kaf-Deutschlands um Atlantshaf

by - König, Paul
(The Voyage of the 'Deutschland') (1917, )
Description: This book was loosely translated by Guðbrandur Jónsson.
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Gagnnjósnari Breta á Íslandi

Gagnnjósnari Breta á Íslandi

by - Gudmundsson, Ásgeir
(A British double-agent in Iceland) (1991, Skjaldborg)
ISBN 9979570032
Hardcover, 215 pages
Description: Tells the story of the Icelander Ib Árnason Riis, who was recruited by the Germans and sent to Iceland in 1942 in a U-boat. He then turned to the Bri ...
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Hákarlar og hornsíli

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and Little Fishes) (1979, Hörpuútgáfan)
ISBN 03452514661
Hardcover, 256 pages.
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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Í skotlínu

by - Hulda Sigurborg Sigtryggsdóttir
(In the line of fire)
Siglingar og skipaskaðar Eimskipafélagsins í WWII (1992, Almenna bókafélagið, Reykjavík)
ISBN 9979400692
Description: Navigation and shipping losses of the Icelandic steamship company Eimskip in World War II. Includes photos and index.
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Íslensk skip

Íslensk skip

by - Björnsson, Jón
(Icelandic ships) (1990, Iðunn, Reykjavík)
Description: This book, in 4 volumes, attempts to list all vessels registered in Iceland. As such it contains several interesting photos and short histories of th ...
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Kafbátahellirinn

by - Innes, Hammond
(Wreckers Must Breathe) (1972, )
Description: A bit far-fetched story about a secret undersea U-boat base in Cornwall, England(!) and its destruction by a British Intelligence officer in 1939.
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Kafbátahernaður

by - Schopka, Julius
(U-boat war) (1928, Ísafoldarprentsmiðja)
Description: Describes the career of Julius Schopka, a crew member of U-52 during 1914-1918, as translated by Árna Óla.
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Kafbátsforingi og kennimaður

by - Niemöller, Martin
(From U-boat to pulpit) (1941, )
Description: The commander of UC-67 describes his wartime and postwar career.
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Með kveðju frá Sankti Bernharðshundinum Halldóri

Með kveðju frá Sankti Bernharðshundinum Halldóri

by - Gudmundsson, Ásgeir and Björnsson, Önundur
(Regards from the St. Berhards dog Halldor) (1990, Skjaldborg)
Hardcover, 320 pages
Description: Covers the Icelanders who, in one way or another, served the Germans during WWII.
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Njósnir á hafinu

Njósnir á hafinu

by - MacLean, Alistair
(San Andreas) (1985, Iðunn, Reykjavík)
Hardcover, 240 pages
Description: A novel about a hospital ship which must deal with sabotage while crossing U-boat infested waters.
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Orrustuskipið Bismarck

Orrustuskipið Bismarck

by - Müllenheim-Rechberg, Burkard
(Battleship Bismarck) (1989, Almenna bókafélagið, Reykjavík)
Description: The history of the famous battleship Bismarck written by a survivor.
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Orustan um Atlantshafið

by - Macintyre, Donald
(The Battle of the Atlantic) (1961, )
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Skip hans hátignar Ódysseifur

by - Maclean, Alistair
(H.M.S. Ulysses) (1978, )
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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U202 stríðsdagók kafbáts

by - Spiegel von und zu Peckelsheim, Edgar
(The War Diary of a German Submarine)
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Þrautgóðir á raunastund, vol 3

by - Lúðvíksson, Steinar J.
(Resourceful in difficult moments) (1971, Örn og Örlygur, Reykjavík)
Description: These books, more than 10 volumes, cover the history of the National Lifesaving Association of Iceland from its origin in 1928 to present day. Volume ...
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