Haie und kleine Fische

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and little fishes)
1996, Ullstein-Verlag, Berlin
ISBN 3548239285
505 pages
This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. The first 300 pages focus on minesweepers, at which point the main character transfers to U-boats. His commander is hard and bitingly sarcastic, feared by the crew, but has already racked up 100,000 tons of shipping sunk and bears a grudge against the British because he once observed through his periscope a British surface ship machine gunning survivors of a sinking U-boat. The remainder of the book is a succession of hellish experiences - North Atlantic storm, Caribbean heat, on shore a gruesome revenge attack by the Maquis, torpedo tubes used as not-so-cold storage for the bodies of fallen crewmen, and various mutilations suffered by the crew in the line of duty. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.



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Sharks and Little Fishes

by - Ott, Wolfgang
1976, Ballantine Books
ISBN 0345303903
This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. The first 300 pages focus on minesweepers, at which point the main character transfers to U-boats. His commander is hard and bitingly sarcastic, feared by the crew, but has already racked up 100,000 tons of shipping sunk and bears a grudge against the British because he once observed through his periscope a British surface ship machine gunning survivors of a sinking U-boat. The remainder of the book is a succession of hellish experiences - North Atlantic storm, Caribbean heat, on shore a gruesome revenge attack by the Maquis, torpedo tubes used as not-so-cold storage for the bodies of fallen crewmen, and various mutilations suffered by the crew in the line of duty. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.

 

Hajer og Smefisk

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and little fishes)
1963, Det Schxnbergske Forlag
This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.

 

Haaien en kleine vissen

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and little fishes)
De Boekerij, Baarn
This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.

 

Capak es kishalak

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and little fishes)
1991, Ifjusagi lap- es konyvkiado
ISBN 9634230725
This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.

 

Hajar och småfisk

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and little fishes)
1957, Bonniers
This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.

 

Hait ja pienet kalat

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and little fishes)
1963, WSOY, Porvoo
Paperback, 415 pages
This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.

 

Hákarlar og hornsíli

by - Ott, Wolfgang
(Sharks and Little Fishes)
1979, Hörpuútgáfan
ISBN 03452514661
Hardcover, 256 pages.
This highly acclaimed novel realistically describes the life of a German U-boat officer in WWII. A movie based on the book was released in 1957.

 

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