Lothar-Günther Buchheim was a German author and art collector best a bombing raid by the United States on the port city of Wilhelmshaven. Lothar-Günther Buchheim, German art collector and author (born Feb. 6, , Weimar, Ger.—died Feb. 22, , Starnberg, Ger.), scrutinized the difficult lives . The Boat [Lothar-Gunther Buchheim] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Follows the patrols, waits, and attacks, through the crucial fall and.

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Knaurs Lexikon moderner Kunst Book 54 editions published between and in German and Undetermined and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Definitely a case of the book being better than the movie. The reader also wants Yes, I saw the movie first, many times.

Lothar-Günther Buchheim

His museum finally opened in as the Museum der Phantasie in Bernried on the shore of Lake Starnbergfunded by the government of Bavaria. Even with the submarine sinking rapidly to the bottom of lothra ocean, the author seldom breaks out of the flatness. Aside from the claustrophobia, you are sitting under a huge column of water that is more than happy to squash the tin can that you are in.

For some the myriad descriptions about how submarines work and information about currents and navigation may be a bit much. The tension is incredible. JimC rated it it was amazing Apr 12, To the author’s credit, it made me feel truly immersed in the unpleasantness lotharr such a life.

Apparently fresh water is much easier. I suppose it didn’t exactly do well at the box office, or it didn’t win a lot of awards, who knows?

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The English translation freaks a bit here and there, but by the end you feel as if you’ve been through it all with these characters you slowly grow to care about.

Thomas Pailloz rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Not for the faint-hearted.

The crew has a Christmas tree on board. A hurricane seemed to last three weeks. Over the coming weeks they brave the ocean’s stormy waters and seek out British supply ships to destroy.

Return to Book Page. To ask other readers questions about U-Boat Warplease sign up. However, the scenes dragged on interminably to the point that it made me want to stop reading and give up.

U-Boat War

He obeys as serenely as the many wonderful pistons and valves. Timothy Stoll rated it liked it Vuchheim 27, I imagine that the purpose of the book was to show how awful the experience was the officers assigned to U-boats.

If my own imagination gets too intense I can just imagine a fluffy little puppy dog and a rainbow and everything is okay again.

Depth charge attacks seemingly endless. There are no heroes or false bravado here. Matt rated it it was amazing Jul 09, If someone knows of a better one, please let me know. The Cruel Sea shows the war from the other side – the English sailors trying to track down and kill the U-boats.

The movie version follows the book fairly closely although there is much more detail in the book.

The individual is caught in the middle, merely doing his best for what he believes is right. Buchheim also employs the technique of expressing boredom by making the reader feel kort. The truth remained hidden under the sea].


If is associated with an Alamy account you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. If it did, then this is one of the most riveting war books that I have ever read.

Buchheim, Lothar Günther [WorldCat Identities]

Retrieved February 6, This kind of fascinating information adds such verisimilitude to one of the submarine classics to come out of WW II. Hlavou mi takrka v tu rano problesklo, ze prece proto vynalezli Norove ponorky!

Stuffed into a metal cylinder for months with 50 other men is not exactly fun, but these men take their jobs very seriously — and with pride. View all 9 comments. Probably the most existential and realistic book of submarine warfare from the point of view of a German crew that I have read.

Er zeigt die Wahrheit des Krieges. He began contributing to newspapers in his teens and put on an exhibition of his drawings inwhen he was Otherwise I remember seeing the movie years ago. But either version can be appreciated on its own. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.