Military history

Silent Hunters: German U-boat Commanders Of World War II

Silent Hunters: German U-boat Commanders Of World War II

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.

Introduction

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

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