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May 21, 2015

“Goodnight. Sorry for sinking you,” says U-Boat Commander

 “Goodnight. Sorry for sinking you” Kommandant of U-68 to survivors of SS City of Cairo which he had just sunk. Korvettenkapitän Karl-Friedrich Merten Kommandant of U-68 Photo courtesy of Uboat.net The words...

September 8, 2010

Campaign Shields of the German Army

[Crossposted from CharlesMcCain.com] The Third Reich had a lot of decorations and medals. Some days back I did a post on cuff titles and wanted to follow it with a...