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Steel Boat, Iron Hearts : A U-boat Crewman's Life Aboard U-505 (2005)

Call Number 940.5451/GOEBELER,H

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Adult Nonfiction940.5451/GOEBELER,HAvailable
Published: New York, NY : Savas Beatie, 2005
Edition:  First Savas Beatie edition
Description:  xxii, 258 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 1932714073,
Language:  English

Originally published in a privately distributed paper edition as Steel boats, iron hearts: the wartime saga of Hans Goebeler and the U-505 (Wagnerian Publications, 1999)

Includes index

Related Searches:
Goebeler, Hans Jacob, -- 1923-1999.
Germany. -- Kriegsmarine -- Biography.
U-505 (Submarine)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, German.
Sailors -- Biography. -- Germany
Personal narratives, German.
Added--05/6 anf

Additional Credits:
Vanzo, John P.
Goebeler, Hans Jacob, 1923-1999.

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This is a captivating recount of life on a German U-Boat in WW2. Written by a standard crewman, not an officer. The author describes the hard work and perils of that life. Assignment to the U-Boats was almost certain death .. with 32,000 of the 38,000 sailors assigned perishing.
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