The Adventures of the U-202 PECKELSHEIM 1917 World War I ~ German U-Boat ~ Submarine

$150.00

Title: The Adventures of the U-202: An Actual Narrative

Author: Baron [Edgard von] Spiegel von und Zu Peckelsheim (Captain Liuetenant, Commander of the U-202)

Description: Orange cloth boards with black lettering. Front board is a bit warped; cloth has some light spotting. Previous owner's name on ffep; some spots of soiling on a handful of pages. Dust jacket chipped; light general soiling; price of $1.00 printed on front panel. DJ in clear archival sleeve. vii, 202 pages.

Edgar von Spiegel von und zu Peckelsheim (1885-1965) was a German submarine commander in World War I. Although the U-202 is fictionalized, the author states in the preface that he drew upon his own logbook (the U-32) as well as the logbooks of other U-boats, in order to convey the many peculiar conditions of life on a U-boat in wartime. The story includes his accusing description of the British using hospital ships to transport troops and horses.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Century Co.
Place: New York
Year: 1917

Keywords: World War I, WWI, U-boat, submarine, German, Germany, Kriegstagebuch U 202, U202, U32, naval , navy, warfare,

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