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Front Under Water

sub titled: German Submarine Warfare 1942

This is one of the rare Original publications about the U-Boat war against the USA and South America. The warefare in the polar sea and the mediterranean Sea. The largest chapter of course is about Operation Drumbeat of Reinhard Hardegen.

Reports about German U-Boats to New York, Guayana, Aruba and Curacao. Japan fighting at the Pacific at Guam and Singapore. German attacks at Murmansk; sending the Ark Royal, Galatea, Barham and cruisers to bottom. ...  

Also included is an article about "Kiel 1851", looking at the beginnings of the possibility of using submarines in warfare.
in Commemoration of Wilhelm Bauer's Brandtaucher ...

In the rear a list of Knights Cross holders of the U-Boot Waffe up until 1-July-1942
Included are also drawings/sketches from P.K. Eduard Gotz, Tress


  • 46 pages
  • dozens of photos
  • many drawings and illustrations

In good exterior and good interior condition
Wrappers lightly edgeworn, mild foxing to edges, prelims and last few pages. Otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12" x 8-3/4"  ~0.3 lbs.

by OKW Kriegsmarine
Published by Curtius House 


Airmail Free Airmail shipping from Germany with recorded delivery