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Fips - Legendary U-boat Commander
By Brooks, Geoffrey
Descripton: 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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From the uboat.net review: While the U-boat campaign of World War II has been well documented, there
are by comparison relatively few books in print that deal with German
submarines and submariners of World War I. The release of Werner
Fürbringer's memoirs in English in ...
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WWI U-boat Commanders. Fürbringer