1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
On the whole, a nice book,
This review is from: Spearhead 7: 7th U-Boat Flotilla - Donitz's Atlantic Wolves: Donitzs Atlantic Wolves (Hardcover)
This little book has a lot of first-class information to offer, jam-packed in its meagre 96 pages, and the photos make it particularly good value for money,as 12.99 isn't exactly cheap for its size. One would wish that the author, whose experience as a museum curator seems to have helped in compiling and sorting out the information, had more insights to offer on a particularly well-known member of the Flotilla, KptLt Heinrich lehmann-Willenbrock, who was the figure which inspired the Old Man in Das Boot (U 96 is mentioned exactly five times, two of them in notes and one in the bibliography). Perhaps the author thought that it was time for the other chaps in the Flotilla to have their innings. Still, 'tis a pity...
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