This iedition contains: 56 pages, 54 photos – 12 in colour, 1 3-page coloured sideview (U-509 Type IX), 4 coloured conning tower sideviews (U-509), 3 coloured maps, 1 coloured Emblem, Readerforum

The topics in this edition are:
Boat in Focus: The Operations of “Sea Wolf” Boat U-509 (Typ IX)
Pennants: Success against PQ-14 (U-403)
Unknown Emblems: The 3rd Submarine Flotilla’s First Emblem
Unusual: Awarding the War Merit Cross to U-671’s “Deer”
Background: Between Service at the Front and Propaganda Appearance (Schepke)
Armament: Use of the 20-mm C/38 Quadruple Flak on U-Boats
Color Photos: U-593 – A Dark Conning Tower in Color
Cap Badges: Cap Badges of the U-Boat Arm – Part 1
Scenery: U-957 with “List”

The Boat in Focus topic is a lot like the layout of the ‘ Suppliers of the Grey Wolves ‘ book, so if you’re thinking of buying the Suppliers of the Grey Wolves book then this topic will give you a good feel for what you’re getting. This topic covers the complete operational history of U-509 over 23 pages.

This magazine is highly recommended for all U-Boat and WW2 Naval enthusiasts.

Review issue courtesy of my wallet.

 

Published by Luftfahrtverlag-Start


Paul Tosney

Paul has been with Model Builder International since almost the beginning. He started building models as a boy, and took a hiatus, but started building again a few years ago. He builds pretty much anything, but mostly WW2, with a smattering of modern and the occasional SciFi model.

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