German

Fackeln ├╝ber dem Atlantik

by Topp, Erich
(Torches over the Atlantic)
Lebensbericht eines U- Boot- Kommandanten
2001, Mittler & Sohn Verlag
ISBN 3782208331
Hardcover, 287 pages, 18 b&w photos
Many believe this is one of the best personal accounts of the war. Topp was one of the most successful U-boat commanders on his famous Red Devil boat, the U-552. This autobiography recounts his wartime and postwar career in the German Navy.


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English

The Odyssey of a U-Boat Commander

by Topp, Erich. Translated by Eric C. Rust
1992, Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN 0275938980
Hardcover, 258 pages
Many believe this is one of the best personal accounts of the war. Topp was one of the most successful U-boat commanders on his famous Red Devil boat, the U-552. This autobiography recounts his wartime and postwar career in the German Navy.


 

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