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Das Boot--making semi-finals.
Posted by: bjk38 ()
Date: June 05, 2011 09:15AM

Can anybody explain to me the meaning of a scene in Das Boot? The scene in question is where the bosun goes to deliver bad news to his men who are in the bunks celebrating over a victory, and he says they've lost 0-5 and there is no way of making the semi-finals to which the crew reacts angrily. I'm assuming that the sports talk is just code language for how well or badly the U-boats on patrol and their units did in attacking convoys, and in this case the bosun means they've just lost 5 of their own U-boats and sank none of the enemy convoy or fighting ships. Am I correct?

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Das Boot--making semi-finals. bjk38 06/05/2011 09:15AM
Re: Das Boot--making semi-finals. Volker Erich Kummrow 06/06/2011 10:52PM
Re: Das Boot--making semi-finals. zansocap 08/31/2011 09:14PM


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