Fips: Legendary U-boat Commander

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Weuner Furbringer (Fips) became one of the most successful U-Boat commanders in WW1 through a blend of skill, daring and, by his own typically modest admission, sheer luck. This vivid memoir, never before published in English, makes compelling reading. This is an inspiring and chivalrous story; it is ironic then that, when finally sunk by the Royal Navy off the East Coast of England, Fips was machine-gunned in the water, contrary to repeated Government denials of such behaviour.

Fips: Legendary U-boat Commander 1999, Pen & Sword Books Ltd, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9780850526943

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