This volume features six essays by leading U-boat scholars on the careers of German submarine commanders; includes an essay by Admiral Erich Topp, wartime commander of U-552.
Chapter 1. In Memoriam Engelbert Endrass: Castor Mourns Pollox
Chapter 2. Karl-Friedrich Merten and the Prussian Tradition
Chapter 3. Ralph Kapitsky: Battle in the Caribbean and the Death of U-615
Chapter 4. Fritz Guggenberger: Bavarian U-Boat Ace
Chapter 5. Victor Oehrn: The Ace With No Name
Chapter 6. Heinz-Wilhelm Eck: Siegerjustiz and the Peleus Affair