The What's New Archive
19:34 - Added a footnote to the profile page of U-427 that covers its escape from the largest amount of depth charges dropped on a single U-boat in the war.
I also corrected its commander's name (Carl instead of Karl). Special thanks to his son for bringing this to my attention.
01:24 - Added 3 nice shots to the Diving Images pages. 2 of U-701 and one of U-352. We now have a toal of 7 fine shots in that section.
19:28 - Made some minor changes on the following U-boat profiles
U-354, U-358 and U-486.
19:28 - Fixed 5 small mistakes on the
Table of all Commissioned U-boats
19:27 - Corrected the sinking position of U-963.
19:27 - Fighting the U-boats, update
Added a really nice page by Don Baker on
Escort Carrier Development.
19:28 - Added the Knights Cross winner
Kptlt. Hans Jenisch of U-32
We now have over 124 U-boat personnel files.
19:29 - Hopefully finished the vast re-working of the navigational system of the site. This is a major improvement for the user I hope. Hundreds of pages were also altered / updated in the process.
19:29 - Finished updating the U-boats lost in 1943 page.
19:29 - Greatly updated the U-boats lost in 1940 page.
19:29 - Sorry for the delay in the Commander of the Week but I've been a bit sick with the flu :)
Kptlt. Erich Würdemann of U-506 fame
is the man for the week.
01:24 - I am in the process of greatly updating the navigation system on the site. As a part of that I'm replacing the older footer with a new one (sample here) with more options (12 links instead of one). This will enable you to jump to the front page from most pages and also contact us via the same bar.
19:32 - Fighting the U-boats update
Added a photo of Capt. Giles Short to the USS Bogue page.
19:31 - Added Jason Pipes' fine
German Armed Forces of WWII site to the Excellent Military Sites listing.
01:24 - Added 11 books to the booklist. 7 English language, 2 French, 1 Danish and 1 Finnish language books. Now we have about 565 books listed in 11 languages
01:24 - Fighting the U-boats is finally open!
Finally it happened! The long awaited section dealing with the massive Allied efforts to counter the U-boat war has been launched. It's still undergoing trials and training in the Baltic though :)
19:33 - Added the Knights Cross winner
Kptlt. Heinz Franke of U-262
We now have over 123 U-boat personnel files.
19:33 - I've spent over 30 hours on various HTML maintenance tasks to clean up code. This should in most instances not change anything for you however.
19:33 - Greatly updated the personal profile page for
Krvkpt. Adalbert Schnee of U-201 fame
He is also our Commander of the Week.
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 18 additions or changes in our databases during February 1998.