The What's New Archive
- Added book review for U-Boat Operations of the Second World War
17:27 - New upcoming pages
We're working hard on a new set of pages here at uboat.net. Right now we'd love to have your input and assistance on two exciting new categories, namely U-boat songs and music and Naval museums and graveyards. If you have information you'd like to see there or generally help us out please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
17:27 - Added date of death information for several U-boat Commanders. Now we have 578 former Commanders without this information. Also edited some crew info entries thanks to Mr. Eric Rust.
- Added user submitted title Zheleznye groby.
- Added Russian translation for book Eisernen Särge.
17:27 - Since I've noticed a sharp increase in viruses sent to me via e-mail (no I don't use Outlook so I am not wide open, not by a long shot :) I've been deleting, unopened, attachments sent to me that I am not expecting. So if you need to get a document to me, let me know in advance or I'll delete it to protect myself.
- Added book review for Thunder Below!
- Added user submitted title Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet.
21:49 - The development of the photo database for the members area is slighly delayed due to both personal reasons and other engagements on the site (including filtering efforts on the forum). I hope to have it running in early August and it will be really nice! :)
17:27 - Added date of death for 93 former U-boat commanders. Now we have 597 former commanders without such information, they are of course not all alive :)
As always, if you have information on this that we don't have feel free to contact us.
Added English book Loss of the Bismarck, The.
- Added book review for U-Boat Commander
17:27 - Operation Deadlight Expedition 2001
We've installed a set of pages documenting the fascinating expedition led by Innes McCartney onto the German U-boats scuttled near Ireland in 1945-1946. See them at this page.
- Added English translation for book Mein Weg nach Scapa Flow.
17:27 - During an upgrade of key software components a slight mishap took place at the ISP that caused the site to behave very badly. This has now been solved again and things should be very smooth from now on.
- Added book review for Fiasco
- Added user submitted title Bataille de Méditerranée, La.
- Added French translation for book Battle for the Mediterranean, Th ....
Added English book Liberty.
- Added user submitted title U-571.
- Added German translation for book U-571.
- Added user submitted title U-Boote des Kaisers, Die.
17:27 - Conning Tower - Articles
We've added another impressive article to our members area, called 12 - 13 December, 1943: The Sinking of U-172 by Marc-André Haldimann.
17:27 - I planned and installed entries for the Personnel file of the Week section throughout the year. The current one is British even :)
17:27 - Stabsobermaschinist Heinrich Dammeier passed away on May 16 this year. He was one of the extremely few non-commanders to receive the Knights Cross. He was 87 years old.
- Added book review for The Allied Convoy System 1939-1945
- Added user submitted title Tieni Scapa-Lahteen.
- Added Finnish translation for book Mein Weg nach Scapa Flow.
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 124 additions or changes in our databases during July 2001.