[ Ebook ] ➥ The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner Author Georg-Günther von Forstner – Ladybooks.us

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  • Paperback
  • 212 pages
  • The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner
  • Georg-Günther von Forstner
  • English
  • 18 January 2017
  • 9781146463218

    10 thoughts on “[ Ebook ] ➥ The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner Author Georg-Günther von Forstner – Ladybooks.us


  1. says:

    The first book I ever read about submarines was Up Periscope I swiped it from my brother s bookshelves one long ago summer, and it made such an impression on me that I begged for it when he was clearing out his library a few years later I have been drawn to books about submarines ever since.So when I noticed this title at Gutenberg, I was excited to find a book that combined two reading interests submarines and World War I It lurked beneath the surface on my WTR list for awhile after that, but I finally got around to reading it, and the book turned me into a snooping Googling fiend.I was very curious about many things that came up First of all, this English language edition available at Gutenberg was published in 1917, while the War was still going on That seemed unusual to me Wouldn t a U boat commander be too busy during war time to write anything other than official reports The original book was published in German, of course in 1916 How did the translator, a Mrs Russel Codman, get her hands on the book and publish this abridged edition just one year later And then there is that word abridged Sigh The original German language edition is also available at Gutenberg, with 14 chapters instead of the eight available here What did I miss I also wonder...


  2. says:

    Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner is an autobiographical account of Germany s first U boat commander The book reeks of a nostalgia that was prevalent around the beginning of the Twentieth Century As an officer in the German Imperial Navy he served his country and his Keiser well One of the first things that strikes the reader 100 years after the writing is how much submarines and that branch of the service has changed His somewhat na ve approach to and thoughts of war are hard to believe He saw the war WWI and his part in it as men, who had never actually participated in armed conflict, of the previous centuries saw it, noble and gallant, where honor and fai...


  3. says:

    A fun book Unrestricted submarine warfare is a result of British underhandedness The British sailed contraband under foreign flags, without that nations permission The British like flying the Spanish flag much to the anger of Spanish ship captains Forstner states the British also flew the American flag which made his job all the difficult For his part Forstner was a complete gentleman and always took care of the safety of passengers and crew of the ship he was sinking Neutral ships w...


  4. says:

    An interesting read if you are into the history of submarines Hospital ships were fair game at the time BRITISH HOSPITAL SHIP GLOUCESTER CASTLE, SHOWING RED CROSS ON BOW,SUNK IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL BY A GERMAN SUBMARINERead it at Gutenberg


  5. says:

    Really enjoyed this The Germans were not bad guys in wwi.

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