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U-Boat Far from Home

By Stevens, David
1997, Allen & Unwin
ISBN 1864482672
Paperback, 286 pages, maps, photos

Descripton: This book covers in excellent detail and pace the exploits of U-862, under the command of Heinrich Timm through the Far East and all the way into Australian waters off Sydney and New Zealand. The book also covers Timm's naval career from his start on minesweepers to his eventual capture in 1945 and imprisonment which lasted until 1947. Excellent book!

From the review: U-862, the subject of this book, was one of the German Monsun boats operating in the Far East. This ultra-long-range type IXD2 boat holds the distinction of being the only German U-boat to operate in the Pacific, pat ...
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Ships hit by U-boats. Peter Silvester
Ships hit by U-boats. Robert J. Walker
U-boats of WWII. U-862
U-boat Commanders of WWII. Heinrich Timm

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