Discussions on all (non-biographical) aspects of the submarine forces of the Kriegsmarine.
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Which U Boat skipper machine gunned survivors, and beached his battle damaged Type IX on the coast of Somalia in WWII?
U Boat ID?
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Heinz-Wilhelm Eck was the only U-boat commander tried and executed by British for this crime. The trial and execution was held after the war. U 852
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Peace hath her victories no less renowned than War
(John Milton, the poet, in a letter to the Lord General Cromwell, May 1652)