The What's New Archive
16:28 - Yepp! It's my birthday again :) I have to celebrate a lot over this weekend of course :)
16:28 - Fixed position problem on the U-128.
16:29 - Improved the U-boats lost in 1943 page somewhat.
16:28 - Added the Knights Cross winner
Krvkpt. Nicolai Clausen (U-37 , U-129 and U-182)
We now have over 109 U-boat personnel files.
Clausen is also our current Commander of the Week.
16:29 - Fixed 3 tonnage bugs on the Commanders with over 50,000 tons sunk page. The only really big change affected Karl Thurmann which now is placed higher on the list with 15 ships sunk.
16:29 - Improved the profile pages for U-64 and U-73.
16:29 - Added the Knights Cross winner
Kptlt. Herbert Panknin (LI of U-106 and U-861)
We now have over 108 U-boat personnel files.
01:24 - Added Kptlt. Helmut Schmoeckel, commander of U-802 to our new and exciting Commander Inteview pages. He is our 3rd commander in this section.
01:24 - Added U-711 as a confirmed dive site in Norwegian waters.
16:30 - Updated the FAQ page somewhat.
16:30 - Added the Knights Cross winner
Kpt z S. Hans Rösing of U-48.
We now have over 107 U-boat personnel files.
16:31 - Added Claus Korth of U-93 and Friedrich Markworth of U-66 to the Commanders with over 50,000 tons sunk page. We now have 49 commanders listed there and the list should be fairly complete.
16:32 - Added two new definitions to the glossary; Mülltonnen and Tauchtanks.
16:31 - Added the confirmed position for U-319.
16:31 - Also added a note to the same page about U-505 and its need of repairs and overhaul.
16:31 - Added an entry to the News & Events page about recent reports that claim that the U-Who of New Jersey has been identified as U-869.
16:33 - Updated the pages for U-505 and U-68.
16:32 - Reinhard Hardegen is our Commander of the Week. You can listen to him speak of his experiences as well.
01:24 - Added a very cool page called The Commander Interviews
on which you can listen to what the U-boat Commander have to say in their own words! The first two are
Otto Kretschmer of U-99 and
Reinhard Hardegen of U-123.
You need Real Audio player to enjoy those files.
01:24 - Fixed an image-related bug on the Kriegsmarine Uniforms pages.
16:34 - Added a page on the Knights Cross winner
Kptlt. (Ing.) Karl-August Landfermann (LI of U-181) We now have over 106 U-boat personnel files.
16:33 - Krvkpt. Robert Gysae, commander of U-98 and U-177.
He is our Commander of the Week.
01:24 - Added a 6-page set called Kriegsmarine Uniforms that deals with the many different uniforms worn by the U-boat crews both on the boat and at shore. Contains over 89 images and illustrations.
16:34 - Added information on the European release of Das Boot to the News & Events page.
16:34 - Added 2 Knights Cross winners
Kptlt. Siegfried Koitschka of U-616 and
Krvkpt. Karl Thurmann of U-553.
We now have over 105 U-boat personnel files.
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 23 additions or changes in our databases during November 1997.