Fips - Legendary U-boat Commanderby Brooks, Geoffrey
2000, United States Naval Inst.
Hardcover, 224 pages, illustrations
From the publisher: "Werner Fürbringer (Fips) became one of the most successful U-Boat commanders in WW1 through a blend of skill, daring and, by his own typically modest admission, sheer luck. This vivid memoir, never before published in English, makes compelling reading. This is an inspiring and chivalrous story; it is ironic then that, when finally sunk by the Royal Navy off the East Coast of England, Fips was machine-gunned in the water, contrary to repeated Government denials of such behaviour."
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|141||This page states that Fürbringer died at the age of 91. The dust cover states that he died at the age of 94.||According to the introduction, Fürbringer was born in October 1888, and died in February 1982, which would have made him 93 years of age at the time of his death.|
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