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Teddy Suhren : ace of aces : memoirs of a U-boat rebel / Teddy Suhren and Fritz Brustat-Naval ; translated by Frank James.

Author/Creator:
Suhren, Teddy, author.
Publication:
South Yorkshire, England : Frontline Books, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (249 p.)
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Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.
Submarine captains -- Germany -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, German.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean.
Germany. Kriegsmarine -- Officers -- Biography.
Suhren, Teddy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Reinhard 'Teddy' Suhren fired more successful torpedo shots than any other man during the war, many before he even became a U-boat commander. He was also the U-boat service's most irreverent and rebellious commander; his lack of a military bearing was a constant source of friction with higher authority. Valued for his good humour and ability to lead, his nickname was acquired because he marched like a teddy-bear.Despite his refusal to conform to the rigid thought-patterns of National Socialism, his operational successes protected him, and he found himself accepted in the highest circles of pow
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed July 4, 2014).
Contributor:
Brustat-Naval, Fritz, author.
James, Frank, translator.
ISBN:
1-4738-1887-7
1-78383-955-4
OCLC:
881887668