The Commander Interviews

Helmut Schmockel

Prepared by Stephen Ames

Wartime Commander of U-802 and author of "Humanity in Sea Warfare?", Schmoekel is fit, trim, and speaks clear, precise english. I wish I could find a copy of his book here in the US! Interview was conducted in a hotel in Hamburg, Germany.

Helmut was the commander of U-802 from Dec 1943 until the end of the war when he surrendered his boat in Scotland.

The Interview

#1 (3:57) Wav He discusses his experience as a commander during the late war period.

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