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German U-Boat Ace Adalbert Schnee:
The Patrols of U-201 in World War II


Author: Luc Braeuer
Language: English Text
Format: Hard cover, large size 9" x12"
Pages:  96 pages
Photos:  206 wartime photos
Maps: Some maps
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764348235

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Few commanders symbolize the evolution of the German U-boat arm during the Second World War as does Adalbert "Adi" Schnee. In 1940, Schnee successively commanded three Type II U-boats "U-6, U-60 and U-121" in which he registered his first successes in the Atlantic. From the beginning of 1941, he was appointed commander of U-201, the first Type VIIC U-boat allotted to I Flotilla. During seven patrols with this U-Boot, which would take him to the coasts of America and Africa, he would receive the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves. With 15 ships sunk in convoys in the mid-Atlantic, he became the specialist in this form of attack. Commanding U-2511 in May 1945, he alone carried out an actual combat mission in the Type XXI U-boat. With the aid of logbooks and the recent discovery of a considerable collection of images from a war correspondent on one of U-201's missions, this book examines Schnee's incredible combat career.


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