The What's New Archive
02:26 - German U-boat surrenders at end of WWII
We're in the midst of a total revision of the commonly accepted facts on the dates and locations of German U-boats surrendering at the end of the war. Upcoming is a new page showing all the surrenders and revisions. While we compile the big list Derek Waller has been piecing together articles on the various aspects of the surrenders. Today we've published two of them; U-Boats that Surrendered - Operation Cabal. The Delivery of 10 U-Boats from the UK to the USSR in 1945/46 and U-Boats that Surrendered. The Surrender of the Narvik U-Boats in May 1945. Check them out, they explain several things that are first coming to light.
19:58 - U-boat Commander passes away
Another U-boat Commander has passed away. Oblt. Jürgen Thimme of U-276 and U-716 passed away on 7 Aug 2010 at the age of 92.
23:04 - U-boat Commander passes away
Another U-boat Commander has passed away. This time it was no other than Jürgen Oesten former commander of U-106 and U-861. He was one of the top aces, having sunk over 100,000 tons of shipping. He was 96 years old when he died on 5 Aug 2010. Only 2 of the top aces remain now; Hardegen and Lassen.
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 2688 additions or changes in our databases during August 2010.