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U-Boat 977

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Hardback with blue cloth covers, it has gilt titling on the spine. The text is in good condition, however the boards are very worn and faded. The volume contains a preface by the Admiral of the Fleet the Earl of Corr and Orrery, a foreword by Nicholas Monsarrat, the front end paper has a plan of U 977 and the rear end paper has a map showing its voyage in 1945. There are also black and white illustrations.
U-Boat 977 escaped to Argentina from Norway, where it was based, at the end of WWII. At one stage it was submerged for 66 days. The commander of U-Boat 977 tells of his earlier career as well as his last wartime command, and tells of the journey to Argentina after the surrender in 1945 - thus creating the rumour that he had taken Hitler there.

Item details

Author(s):
Heinz Schaeffer
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1952
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
207
Publisher:
William Kimber
Title:
U-Boat 977

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Hardback with blue cloth covers, it has gilt titling on the spine. The text is in good condition, however the boards are very worn and faded. The volume contains a preface by the Admiral of the Fleet the Earl of Corr and Orrery, a foreword by Nicholas Monsarrat, the front end paper has a plan of U 977 and the rear end paper has a map showing its voyage in 1945. There are also black and white illustrations.
U-Boat 977 escaped to Argentina from Norway, where it was based, at the end of WWII. At one stage it was submerged for 66 days. The commander of U-Boat 977 tells of his earlier career as well as his last wartime command, and tells of the journey to Argentina after the surrender in 1945 - thus creating the rumour that he had taken Hitler there.

Author(s):
Heinz Schaeffer
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1952
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
207
Publisher:
William Kimber
Title:
U-Boat 977

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