Questions about U 534

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Questions about U 534

Post by Panzerspitze » 21 Nov 2011 05:18

Q1: What was an Argentinean radio operator doing on the boat in 1945, as seen at http://www.uboat.net/boats/u534.htm?
Q2: Why did the commander Herbert Nollau commit suicide in 1968?

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Re: Questions about U 534

Post by Dieter Zinke » 21 Nov 2011 14:05

Q2:

Generally each suicide is a medicinal disaster, the maximal credible accident at the end of a severe mental health disorder belonging to the depressive morphogenetic region.

So we are always speaking from primary diseases, never caused by personal feelings of guilt.

At the most such feelings may aggravate the development but never start them in the first place !!

In this respect considering a suicide at any rate as an admission of guilt is a very unprofessinal imagination !!


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Re: Questions about U 534

Post by Peter » 21 Nov 2011 14:25

Panzerspitze wrote:Q1: What was an Argentinean radio operator doing on the boat in 1945, as seen at http://www.uboat.net/boats/u534.htm?
Q2: Why did the commander Herbert Nollau commit suicide in 1968?

I wonder if that is not correct about the Argentine Radio Operator, I have not seen that substantiated in many years of research.

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Re: Questions about U 534

Post by Maurice Laarman » 22 Nov 2011 18:47

What was the name of this man? It could well be he was of Argentine nature, but from German descent. It is not described what Argentine means. A man from the Argentine navy? A man from Argentine? There were all kind of volunteers in the Kriegsmarine, and even a larger portion with roots abroad but with German parents. (Reichsdeutsche)

The suicide of Nollau, I have to agree with Dieter, it's hard to tell this was related to U 534. Of course it happens that years later persons appeared to have developed a trauma in war years, which combined with other factors in life make them commit suicide. Perhaps his wife died, his child, who knows what might have sparked his deed, and who knows in how much his wartime experiences counted in in this decision.

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Re: Questions about U 534

Post by Åkerberg » 23 Nov 2011 13:39

Maurice Laarman wrote:What was the name of this man?
Josef Neudorfer

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Re: Questions about U 534

Post by Maurice Laarman » 24 Nov 2011 21:57

argentine origin.

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Re: Questions about U 534

Post by Jan7 » 25 Nov 2011 09:48

Maurice Laarman wrote:argentine origin.
As you can read in this Google Book "Black Flag: The Surrender of Germany's U-Boat Forces written by Lawrence Paterson "





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Re: Questions about U 534

Post by Panzerspitze » 27 Nov 2011 01:15

Jan7 wrote:
Maurice Laarman wrote:argentine origin.
As you can read in this Google Book "Black Flag: The Surrender of Germany's U-Boat Forces written by Lawrence Paterson "





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Hah, reading through the limited preview, I found an error in that book: It referred to Klaus Ewerth's U 850 as an IXC boat, when it was in fact an IXD2.

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