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Ataudes de Acero

By Werner, Herbert A.
(Iron Coffins)
1979, Editorial Javier Vergara. Buenos Aires.
Paperback, 347 pages, 5 maps
book is in Spanish language

Descripton: Herbert A. Werner was the Commander of U-415 and U-953. This book tells the story of his wartime career, including his service on U-557 and U-230 as well as his commands. The description of U-boat life both aboard the ships and ashore is quite detailed, and the book is well written and highly readable. This is not meant to be a work of historical research, but rather an account of personal experiences, and as such is one of the best written on this topic.

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