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U-Boat ~ 1942 - U-588, ein U-Boot des Typs VII C-Modell, läuft aus dem Hafen zu einer neuen Mission aus ~ BFD

U-Boat ~ 1942 - U-588, ein U-Boot des Typs VII C-Modell, läuft aus dem Hafen zu einer neuen Mission aus ~ BFD

Reinhardt Hardegen, famous German (but not Nazi) U-Boat commander during WWII, having sunk 22 Allied ships. He commanded the U-147 and the U-123.

Reinhard Hardegen, famous U-Boat commander during WWII, having sunk 22 Allied ships. He commanded and the

U-Boats ~ U-995 ~ Nerve Center Room ~ BFD

German submarine was a German Type U-boat of the Kriegsmarine. She was laid down on 25 November 1942 by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, Germany, and commissioned on 16 September 1943 with Oberleutnant Walter Köhntopp in command.

The U-97 was a Type VIIC U-boat built of German Kriegsmarine during the Second World War. She was laid down at the Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft in Kiel as 'werk' 602, launched on 15 August 1940 and commissioned on 28 September under the command of Kapitänleutnant Udo Heilmann. During the war U-97 carried out thirteen patrols, sinking 16 ships (total tonnage 71,237 GRT) while damaging another one. - BFD

The was a Type VIIC U-boat built of German Kriegsmarine during the Second…

VII C U-Boot E-Maschine - German Type VII submarine - Wikipedia ~ BFD

VII C U-Boot E-Maschine - German Type VII submarine - Wikipedia ~ BFD

On 8th May 1945, generally known as V-E Day, which marked the end of the war in Europe, around 153 U-Boats were in differents stages of combat. Operational U-boats were ordered to surface and sail for Allied ports flying a black flag of surrender. Most made for the UK, although a few reached the US. On 9th May 1945, the first of over 150 surrendered boats started to arrive, but more than 200 were scuttled. Of those surrendering, a quarter were taken over by the Allied powers and the rest…

A view astern showing the dismantled 20 mm gun of under the White Ensign flying from the periscope at Loch Eriboll, Scotland as Germany's U-Boat fleet began its surrender to the forces of the Royal Navy [A 28528 - Imperial War Museums.