The What's New Archive
01:24 - Create a bio for WWI U-boat commander (and more) Wilhelm Canaris - one of the more interesting characters of both world wars.
01:26 - "Operation Ursula" and the sinking of the submarine C-3
Just published this in-depth article by Julio de la Vega on this controversial sinking by U-34 in 1936.
17:48 - Silent Hunter III released
The long-awaited U-boat simulation has finally been released by Ubisoft. See more on our updated Games page.
23:00 - U-boat Videos
I've just opened a thrilling new section on U-boat videos that features both German wartime propaganda videos in french language and also our own U-boat commander interviews.
- Added book review for Red Star Under the Baltic
- Added English book Red Star Under the Baltic.
01:26 - The Discovery of Doris
Added this fascinating article on the loss and discovery of the French submarine Doris lost in action on May 9, 1940 to German U-boat U-9. She was only discovered in 2003.
01:45 - U-boat successes
Completely rewrote how we find and display successes by U-boats and U-boat Commanders. Now it's broken down into warships, auxilary warships and merchants (sunk, damaged, taken as prize etc.). This new way is faster, clearer and more reliable.
20:16 - Largest U-boat victims
Rewrote and improved this listing and it's now shown in two parts (warships and merchants) since their tonnage cannot be directly compared.
- Added user submitted title Galloping Ghosts of the Brazilia ....
- Added user submitted title The Twilight of the U-Boats.
- Added user submitted title Pig Boats.
13:52 - Updated the Midget submarines today page - listing all known locations of preserved boats.
01:24 - Added another U-boat model review, this one about the Mini Hobby Model's U-107. The review was contributed by Xiao He.
- Added book review for Hunt and Kill: U-505 and the U-boat War in the Atlantic
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 248 additions or changes in our databases during March 2005.