GERMAN U-BOAT ACE HEINRICH LEHMANN-WILLENBROCK

The Patrols of U-96 in World War II

Autore: Luc Braeuer

Codice: 231291

€ 34,00

PUBBLICAZIONE NOVEMBRE 2017

With the international success of the classic film Das Boot, U-96 is arguably the most famous of all German U-boats. Here is the true story of U-96, and its legendary commander Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock. In continuous combat from September 1940 to March 1945, follow the crew of U-96 from their bases in Kiel, Germany, as well as Lorient and St. Nazaire on the west coast of France, to intense combat against Allied shipping. During eleven combat patrols in the North Atlantic under Lehmann-Willenbrock, U-96 sank twenty-four Allied ships, eventually earning its commander the Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves. One of their patrols was documented by war correspondent Lothar-Günther Buchheim, which was later novelized and made into the film Das Boot. This biography of Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock, and history of U-96 is based on the WWII captain’s log as well as the recollections of crewmembers.

Lingua

INGLESE

Illustrazioni

230 foto a colori e in bianco e nero

Pagine

80

Misure

23 X 30

Rilegato

SI

ISBN
9780764354014