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Title:
Iron coffins : a personal account of the German U-Boat battles of World War II
Author:
Werner, Herbert A. (Herbert Albert)
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo ; London : Eurospan, 2002.

©1969
Physical Description:
388 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits
General Note:
Originally published: London: Barker, 1969.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780306811609
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library D780 .W45 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

The former German U-boat commander Herbert Werner navigates readers through the waters of World War II, recounting four years of the most significant and savage battles. By war's end, 28,000 out of 39,000 German sailors had disappeared beneath the waves.


Author Notes

Commander Herbert Werner served on five submarines from 1941 to 1945 and came to the United States in 1947.


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