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by Michael Jung Dr

Free eBook German Combat Divers In World War II download ISBN: 0764330926
Author: Michael Jung Dr
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd (July 28, 2008)
Language: English
Pages: 144
Category: Historical
Subcategory: Military
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German Combat Divers In . The Germans were pioneers of diving, both military and recreational, modern scuba divers owe most of what we know about equipment and rules to them. This book attempts to shed a small amount of light on the beginnings of the German UDT schools and the men who started them. This book fails in 2 categories. 1st is there are so few photos, they should have put more photos in the content. 2nd is there is not a lot on combat operations. These men were what we would today call SEALS, and they saw lots of action on all fronts and in all weather.

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Presented here for the first time is the complete history of the German combat divers in World War II. The author discusses military diving, the development of technical equipment, the establishment and organization of the German combat diver units, and their use in sabotage operations. Also, the completely unknown story of the creation of the "Sea Commando Battalion Brandenburg" and the navy's Combat Diver Training Detachment 700 which emerged from it is discussed.
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The Germans were pioneers of diving, both military and recreational, modern scuba divers owe most of what we know about equipment and rules to them. This book attempts to shed a small amount of light on the beginnings of the German UDT schools and the men who started them. This book fails in 2 categories. 1st is there are so few photos, they should have put more photos in the content. 2nd is there is not a lot on combat operations. These men were what we would today call SEALS, and they saw lots of action on all fronts and in all weather. There is hardly anything talking about their operations. I don't want to bash the book though, it is well written and a good start on this topic.
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GERMAN COMBAT DIVERS IN WORLD WAR II
MICHAEL JUNG
SCHIFFER PUBLISHING, 2008
HARDCOVER, $35.00, 159 PAGES, PHOTOGRAPHS, ILLUSTRATIONS, APPENDICES, MAPS, DIAGRAMS

The Kleinkampfmittelverbande were small, special-purpose naval units, known as the K-Verbande or K-V for short. It was established under Konteradmiral (later Vizeadmiral) Helmut Heye in April, 1944, and were the nearest thing the German Navy had to a commando/SBS type force. Mention of these units generally brings to mind the one-man torpedo or midget submarine units, and indeed these formed a major part of the K-V, but there were other equally fascinating aspects to this rarely mentioned force.

The K-V, consisting mainly of volunteers and had a standing force of 16,000 men of all ranks by the war's end. These volunteers were by no means "The Last Gasp Fanatics" which they were so often accused of being, but instead young men who saw no opportunity of advancement for themselves in their original units and who wanted to defend the Reich on its foremost front line. Thirst for adventure also played its part. These lone warriors were neither kamikazes nor suicide bombers. The Kriegsmarine was opposed to human sacrifice. It was a maxim of the K-V that everyone of its men should be guaranteed the high probability of surviving an attack. Each vessel would be so constructed and each operation so planned that the participants had a good chance of returning to their own lines afterwards. If discovered by the enemy defenders, were pursued and saw no possibility of escape, they were to surrender. A special insignia, consisting of a sawfish superimposed over a knotted rope, was introduced as a decoration for the men of the Kleinkampfmittelverbande. The extreme rarity of original examples is testimony to how difficult it was to earn, and perhaps also of how few survived.

GERMAN COMBAT DIVERS IN WORLD WAR II is the first complete history of this unit which was also known as The Assault Vikings or Die Sturmwikinger which was established to reek havoc amongst invading Allied forces involved in amphibious landings or actions, against German-occupied coasts. The author discusses military diving, the development of technical equipment, the establishment and organization of the German combat diver units, and their use in sabotage operations. Also, the author has included information on the unknown story of the "Sea Commando Battalion Brandenburg" and the German Navy's Combat Diver Training Detachment 700 which emerged from it. Although containing gaps due to secrecy and destroyed documents, the author has filled a very important gap in the undersea war waged by the Germans during World War II against the Allies.

Lt. Colonel Robert A. Lynn, Florida Guard
Orlando, Florida