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Re: Life aboard a U-boat
Posted by: Denis Martin FTU ()
Date: August 29, 2020 02:37PM

Hi Ken

I agree entirely what you have described the awful conditions that the crew of a
U-boat had to live with and endure long patrols at sea. The movie "Das Boot" does
give some idea what it was like onboard the U-boot. I would recommend COYS1882 to
Read the book "The U-Boat Century German Submarine Warfare 1906-2006 by Jak Mallmann Showell. See Chapter 14 "The Men" page 198 and 199 for a detailed descriptions of the living conditions inside the U-boat. This book is published by
Chatham Publishing Park House,1 Russell Gardens,London NW11 9NN OR you can e-mail
info@chathampublishing.com Jak's father Jak Mallmann was Diesel Obermaschinist
on board U-377 and he lost his life at sea on his 13th.operational tour in January
1944 when ironically his boat was sunk by a German torpedo meaning that it was
a circling torpedo fired by U-377.Hope this will be some help to COYS1882.
I wish to thank Ken for all his contributions to this forum and you are an inspiration to U-boat members. Kind Regards Denis Martin FTU

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Life aboard a U-boat COYS1882 08/28/2020 09:23AM
Re: Life aboard a U-boat Ken Dunn 08/28/2020 01:30PM
Re: Life aboard a U-boat Denis Martin FTU 08/29/2020 02:37PM
Re: Life aboard a U-boat Richard Martin 08/31/2020 02:44PM
Re: Life aboard a U-boat COYS1882 09/03/2020 07:50PM
Re: Life aboard a U-boat COYS1882 09/03/2020 07:46PM
Re: Life aboard a U-boat COYS1882 09/03/2020 07:25PM
Re: Life aboard a U-boat Urs He├čling 09/04/2020 05:29PM


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