German U-Boat Ace Peter Cremer: The Patrols of U-333 in World War II

German U-Boat Ace Peter Cremer: The Patrols of U-333 in World War II

By: Luc Braeuer (author)Hardback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks

Description

This is the amazing story of legendary WWII U-boat commander, and Knight's Cross recipient, Peter Cremer. Cremer was appointed commander of U-333, a type VIIC submarine with a close-knit crew. During his first North Atlantic patrol the U-333 sank three ships; unfortunately, his third victim was actually a German blockade-runner. Cremer was acquitted before a court martial. During his second patrol, the U-333 was rammed by an Allied tanker before reaching American shores. His later patrols were equally amazing. In April 1945, Cremer was ordered to take command of a panzer unit, Marine-Panzer-Vernichtungsbataillon, that was credited with destroying twenty-four tanks! Cremer ended the war as head of Grossadmiral DAnitz's security battalion. This biography details all WWII patrols by U-333 and features over 200 images and maps.

About Author

Luc Braeuer, born in Paris in 1970, is a computer engineer and officer in the reserve. Specializing in German submarines in France, he is the French correspondent for the U-Boat Archive, Cuxhaven. With his brother, he created three WWII museums in France.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764350719
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 80
  • ID: 9780764350719
  • weight: 920
  • ISBN10: 0764350714

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close