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 29 days 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 8 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 20 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.