The What's New Archive
16:19 - Updated the personal profile for
Frgkpt. Heinrich Liebe of U-37 fame
He is our commander of the week.
16:20 - Added links to enable people to compare the sinkings of WWI and WWII top German U-boat commanders.
16:20 - Updated the Midget submarines Today page. Another Seehund in Cuxhaven has been confirmed and yet another might be in Wilhelmshaven.
16:19 - Das Boot in Europe
Does anyone know for sure when the new version of the Das Boot movie will be released in Europe? If you do, please contact me so I can report it.
16:19 - Added little entry to the News & Events page about a Molch modget boat that seems to have been located out of Norway.
16:19 - Updated the page for U-869 which just *might* be the mysterious U-Who boat out of the US East Coast.
01:24 - Greatly updated the Histories section with several new links to stories already in the site but they might have been too hard to find.
16:21 - Added a personal page for the Knights Cross winner
OStrm. Horst Hofmann (not a commander)
16:20 - Updated the personal page for
KrvKpt. Carl Emmermann of U-172 fame.
He is also our Commander of the week.
01:24 - Added a nerw section called Histories that will deal with many U-boat related historical events and narratives in the future. We open it with two sets of pages:
U-boats in World War One. This is a 8 page section that provides a comprehensive account of the U-boat war in the first World War.
Post War U-boat events. This page covers the events taking place after WWII, such as former U-boats in service for other nations, U-boats discovered by divers and so on.
16:22 - Greatly improved the personal profile for FrgKpt. Erich Topp, the 3rd highest scoring U-boat commander, most famous for his Red Devil boat, U-552. Topp is also our commander of the week.
16:22 - Added U-boat commander Profile for
Kptlt. Hermann Rasch of U-106 and
We now have over 102 U-boat personnel files.
01:18 - Updated the U-boat profiles for boats
UC-1, UC-2 (technical info)
U-506 and U-619 (revised fate).
16:22 - Added 2 U-boat commander Profiles
Kptlt. Günther Pulst of U-978 (Knights Cross) and
Oblt. Amelung von Varendorff of U-213 and
We now have over 101 U-boat personnel files.
16:23 - Added Strelow to the page about U-boat Aces with over 50,000 tons sunk.
16:23 - Greatly improved the page for FrgKpt. Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock. Now the bio includes 4 photos, including one of him and the actor from Das Boot who played the commander there. Willenbrock is also our Commander of the Week starting today.
16:23 - Added 3 Knights Cross winners
Krvkpt. Siegfried Strelow of U-435 and
Krvkpt. Herbert Schneider of U-435 and
Kptlt. Reinhard König (an engineer)
We now have over 99 U-boat personnel files.
16:26 - Fixed the map for the Cape Hatteras area, thanks to Stephen for the improved map.
16:26 - Fixed a rather nasty bug on the Cape Verde map page. Thanks to Mats for the report on this one.
16:26 - Fixed smal bugs on profiles for U-boats
U-132, U-188, U-205, U-354 (revised fate), U-362, U-372, U-374, U-379, U-389, U-393, U-407 and U-416.
Most were rather innocent typos unless otherwise noted.
16:24 - Updated the profiles for U-boats
U-77, U-83, U-134, U-435, U-442, U-447, U-566, U-594, U-755 and U-1195.
16:23 - Added 4 Knights Cross winners
Krvkpt. Max-Martin Teichert of U-456 and
Krvkpt. Claus Korth of U-57 and U-93 and
Kptlt. Friedrich Markworth of U-66 and
StoMasch. Heinrich Dammeier (not a commander)
We now have over 96 U-boat personnel files.