The Longest Patrol

The Longest Patrol

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Recalls the experiences of Karl Baumann, who joined the German Merchant Marine as a cabin boy at the age of fourteen, in 1939. Baumann enlisted in the German Navy, or Kriegsmarine, in 1941, and served as an anti-aircraft gunner in the submarine service until his surrender to American forces in 1944. Discribes Baumann's internment at the prisoner-of-war camp at Lyndhurst, Virginia, his repatriation to Germany, and his subsequent emigration to Virginia in 1951.Books Bluejacketsa#39; Manual, United States Navy, 1943. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1943. FA¼hrer Conferences ... The Conquerors; Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitlera#39;s Germany 1941-1945. New York: Simon aamp; Schuster, 2002.

Title:The Longest Patrol
Author:Gregory Owen
Publisher:iUniverse - 2006


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