The What's New Archive
16:38 - Added 2 excellent military sites to my small page of links. They are Luft'46 and Tim's Tiger page, devoted to Luftwaffe aircraft and German panzers.
16:37 - Added the Knights Cross winner
Kptlt (Ing.) Willi Lechtenbörger
He was Chief Engineer on U-60, U-201 and U-847
We now have over 115 U-boat personnel files.
16:37 - Greatly updated the career page of
Kptlt. Joachim Schepke of U-100 fame.
16:39 - Added 4 German books.
16:38 - Added 10 books to the Other languages pages;
3 Spanish, 3 Swedish, 2 Portugese and 2 Dutch.
16:38 - Worked on the books pages.
Added 39 books to the English booklist. 15 U-boat books, 12 Related books and 12 U-boat related novels.
16:40 - Added a few nice comments I've received about the site.
16:39 - Added 3 photos of the Junkers Ju-88
16:39 - Added an anouncement regarding a convention to be held in San Fransisco Feb 13-15 1998. One of the key speakers will be Erich Topp of U-552 fame.
16:41 - Removed all August and September entries from this page which "lightened" it by some 17kb.
16:40 - Fixed the sinking date for U-403 from 17 to 18 Aug, 1943 since the squadrons in question did not fly any patrols on the 17th.
16:40 - Added 3 Knights Cross winners;
KrvKpt. Helmut Möhlmann (U-143 & U-571)
Kptlt. Gustav Poel (U-413)
Oblt. Hans Lehmann (U-997)
We now have over 114 U-boat personnel files.
16:40 - I'm back from Germany and will start again working on the site. Or something :)
01:24 - I will be in Germany for the next week. Among other things I'll visit the U-Boot Archiv in Cuxhaven and I also plan to have a very good time! :)
16:43 - Added a nice page on the Ju-88 aircraft. This craft played a role in the attempt to defend the U-boats over the Bay of Biscay and generally was among the most successful aircraft of the war.
16:42 - Updated the Interesting figures page.
16:42 - Fixed the fate for U-657 which was incorrect.
16:42 - Updated the page for U-33.
16:43 - Added a page on Kptlt. Helmut Schmoeckel of U-802.
We also have one of his Commander interviews.
16:43 - Added the Knights Cross winner
Kptlt. Karl Fleige (U-18)
We now have over 110 U-boat personnel files.
16:43 - KrvKpt. Jochen Mohr of U-124 fame is our
Commander of the week.
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 18 additions or changes in our databases during December 1997.