Found the book interesting and an easy read.
It tells of Luth's exploits in a number of submarines as he advances in seniority and rank during his patrols fom the N. Atlantic to the western Indian Ocean.
This book is a must-read for both lovers of U-boat lore and serious students of management-under-extremes.
For some strange reason I have long enjoyed submarine books (Non Fiction). This is great, full of different perspective. The ending is shocking.Published 1 month ago by Joseph W. Mccary
Well written especially in light of the scarce material the author had to work with.
U-Boat biographies & auto bio's are always interesting about these special people!
It seems like no matter how hard I try to find impartial, unbiased books written by or about German vets from WW2 I cannot avoid the fairy tale of the holohoax. Read morePublished 3 months ago by bryan jones
Excellent read. Gives you a better understanding of the man and men who went to sea. Knowing near the end. It was suicide .Published 4 months ago by Lawrence Cook
This book captures the essence of what it was like to command a U boat during WW2 - Luth was unusual in that he actually took care of his sailors under his command -- most Naval... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Steven L. Coker
I am a veteran of the US infantry and usually stick to books dealing with ground warfare, but I decided to give this book a try. I am so glad I did. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Cole
Unlike so many U-boat commanders, this guy was a Nazi. To a great extent, he was not likable -- of course. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Bev Thompson
It is a very good book, reminicsent of other U-Boat biographies with a little different take on being a boat commander.Published 21 months ago by Robert K. Harmuth
This is the story of Wolfgang Luth, the second highest U-boat ace of World War II. Luth was killed in the last days of this war, accidently shot by a German guard at a land base. Read morePublished on July 7, 2012 by Tony Marquise Jr.