German

Das Boot

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The Boat)
1998, Piper Verlag, München
ISBN 3492021751
Hardcover, 603 pages
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title. First published 1973.


Translations of this title include:

Estonian

Das Boot

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The Boat)
Ühe allveelaeva lugu
2003, Sild
ISBN 9985942280
520 pages
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title. Translated into Estonian by Kersti Ojasoo and Kristiina Tammoja.
 
English

The Boat

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
1999, Orion Military
ISBN 0304352314
Paperback, 563 pages
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.

The American edition, translated by Denver and Helen Lindley, was first published by Knopf in 1975. The British edition, translated by J. Maxwell Brownjohn, was originally published by Collins in 1974.

The recently republished edition appears to be a reprint of the Lindley translation.


 
Polish

Okret

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The Boat)
1996, Bellona
ISBN 8311085854
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.
 
Czech

Ponorka

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The Boat)
1991, Nase vojsko, knizni obchod, s.p. Praha
ISBN 8020601619
Hardcover, 496 pages, 28 photos
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.
 
Hungarian

A hajó

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The boat)
1982, Magveto kiado
ISBN 9632718038
This is an abridged version of the well-known novel. Stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, the book describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.
 
Danish

U-bed

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The U-boat)
1978, Forlaget Forum
ISBN 8753317154
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.
 
Spanish

Submarino

by Buchheim, Lothar-Gunther
(Submarine)
1975, Ultramar, Madrid
ISBN 8473860233
416 pages
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.
 
Finnish

Sukellusvene

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The boat)
1975, Wilin & Göös, Helsinki
ISBN 9513513084
Hardcover, 459 pages
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.
 
Slovenian

Podmornica

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The boat)
1975, Zalozba Lipa
Hardcover, 680 pages
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title. This translation is generally good, but unfortunately not always accurate.
 
Dutch

De Boot

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The boat)
1974, Uitgeverij in den Toren, Baarn
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.
 
Swedish

Ubåt

by Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The Boat)
Das Boot
1973, Forum
ISBN 9137060430
Hardcover , 470 pages, 1 map
This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title. First published 1973.
 

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