Twenty Million Tons under the Seaby Gallery, Daniel V., RAdm., USN, ret.
2001, United States Naval Inst.
Hardcover, 344 pages
This book details the history and eventual capture of the U-505 during WWII. The author was the Commanding Officer of the task group (TG 22.3) that executed the capture of this boat. Good reading for those interested in the unusual events of WWII in the Atlantic.
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|62||States that "In the whole war there was only one authenticated case of [U-boats] machine gunning survivors at sea. This was done by a U-boat skipper named EMS."||The man in question is Heinz-Wilhelm Eck.|
|307||States that the crew of U-505 were imprisoned in Bermuda until the end of the war.||Eventually the crew were moved from Bermuda to a prison camp in Ruston, Louisiana, where they remained until December, 1945.|