R.I.P. Wolfgang Petersen

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R.I.P. Wolfgang Petersen

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 17 Aug 2022 17:25

The man behind “Das Boot” has passed away age 81.
R.I.P.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainmen ... 573272.amp

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Re: R.I.P. Wolfgang Petersen

Post by Mark in Cleveland, Tn. » 17 Aug 2022 18:28

Saw that obit, time matches on thoughg for all of us

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Re: R.I.P. Wolfgang Petersen

Post by LineDoggie » 17 Aug 2022 20:18

das Tot....
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Re: R.I.P. Wolfgang Petersen

Post by askropp » 19 Aug 2022 15:33

The man behind Das Boot was Lothar-Günther Buchheim.
There are times in history when staying neutral means taking sides.

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Re: R.I.P. Wolfgang Petersen

Post by Hans1906 » 15 Oct 2022 09:54

A small addendum to the true story of the German submarine U96:

Friedrich Grade – der letzte Augenzeuge / Friedrich Grade - the last eyewitness (2020)
The 7th patrol by U 96 in 1941 became world famous through "Das Boot". Friedrich Grade secretly kept a diary on board – NWZonline is showing it for the first time in 75 years...
Source and link: https://www.nwzonline.de/oldenburg_a_50 ... 23722.html
Please see also: https://www.nwzonline.de/u96

Sorry, both links av. only in german language.


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Re: R.I.P. Wolfgang Petersen

Post by Hans1906 » 15 Oct 2022 10:17

Recommended book about the movie:

Der Film. Das Boot. Ein Journal (1982, paperback, 253 pages)

Link: https://www.booklooker.de/Bücher/Lothar ... ySs3j01ZZr

The book is easy to find in online bookstores, and contains very interesting visual material, highly recommended! :thumbsup:


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