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Silent Runner

Wolfgang Heyda, U-Boat Commander

By Martin, Rodney J.
2003, Rodney J. Martin
ISBN 0974065102
Hardcover, 200 pages, 15 b&w photos, 3 maps

Descripton: Biography of Wolfgang Heyda, U-434. Includes information about the Battle of Bowmanville, and Operation Kiebitz (the plan to help Otto Kretschmer escape from POW camp).

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From the review: This book is a biography of Wolfgang Heyda, a career German naval officer whose final command was U-434. His short life was marked by ironies and twists of fate. His brief wartime career was followed by a long imprisonment in a POW camp, whe ...
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U-boats of WWII. U-434
U-boat Commanders of WWII. Heyda

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