Thursday, May 20, 2021@19:14-DAS BOOT; THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC/1939-1945, as more than precisely THE LONGEST and MOST DECISIVE W.W.II CAMPAIGN.
DAS BOOT, is ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES…CONCERNING THIS W.W.II CAMPAIGN; THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC/1939-1945.
Yours Aye: Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Blog Credit: NEILCUNNINGHAMDOBSON
Truly one of the world top 100 films. Das Boot is a gripping classic WWII fictional story. It is based on an autobiographical novel by German World War II photographer Lothar-Guenther Buchheim, and tells the story of the German submarine UnterseebootU-96 a Type VIIC U-boat.
Commissioned on 14 September 1940, U-96 was stationed in Saint Nazaire on the French Atlantic coast as part of the 7th U-boat Flotilla and member of eleven wolfpacks. U-96 had a colourfull career, conducted 11 patrols, sinking 27 ships totalling 180,206 gross register tons (GRT) and damaging four others totalling 33,043 GRT. On 30 March 1945, U-96 was sunk by an American air raid whist in the submarine pens in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. During her entire career, she suffered no casualties to her crew.
The movie, made in 1981, documents the lives of the fearless Kapitänleutnant (Captain) and his inexperienced crew as U-96 patrols the North Atlantic and…
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