Herbert Wohlfarth

Herbert Wohlfarth

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Heinrich Wilhelm Herbert Wohlfarth was a successful World War II U-boat commander. Herbert Wohlfarth began his naval career in April 1933. After the usual training he spent more than a year on the cruiser Admiral Graf Spee. In May 1937 he joined the U-boat force, and like many of the later successful commanders received a solid pre-war training under Karl D nitz. After some months as aide-de-camp in the Third Flotilla Lohs, in September 1938 he became watch officer on U-16. On 19 October 1939 Oberleutnant zur See Wohlfarth took command of U-14. On his first three patrols he sank nine mostly smaller ships in Scottish and Norwegian waters. The fourth patrol with U-14 was for him, as for most other commanders during Operation Hartmut, supporting the invasion of Norway, without successshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • DIC Press
  • Saarbrucken, Germany
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136699346
  • 9786136699349