February 15, 2021

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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There are several scenes of depth charge attacks that gave me chills. It documents well the horror of war at sea, the loss of life and the cat and mouse game of the hunter and hunted in their struggle for life.

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The boat is also the only one without hatred, political difference and the stupidity of Europe to slaughter itself. Thank You for Your Contribution!

The plot and characters are okr similar and some of the action. Just as good as the movie, though in a different way. The weight has to be increased or decreased as the case may be.

He is as pure as the boat. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 22, Angela Randall marked it as to-read Shelves: If my own imagination gunthee too intense I can just imagine a fluffy little puppy dog and a rainbow and everything is okay again.

The Cruel Sea shows the war from the other side – the English sailors trying to track down and kill the U-boats. I love that tone when he is describing the everyday lives of the crew, because his attention to detail is almost unmatched lkthar makes sense, since he was therebut he applies the same matter-of-fact writing to action-based sequences. Gunther Prien rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Ponorce se i tak zazrakem podari uniknout a sine si to dal.


An Intellectual Mediocrity: The Boat – Lothar-Gunther Buchheim

All of them were completely satisfied. It does bring the readers closer to the author’s life, but this sudden change in tone is a little jarring to say the least. Over the coming weeks they brave the ocean’s stormy waters and seek out British supply ships to destroy.

Director Wolfgang Petersen and Buchheim fell out after the author was not allowed to write the script. Hlavou mi takrka v tu rano problesklo, ze prece proto vynalezli Norove ponorky! Jelikoz ale Americani nebyli pitomy, byly konvoje dost dobre chraneny. Refresh and try funther. I’m really torn on how to rate this.

There are no heroes or false bravado here. I read it 3 or 4 times. However, I was never really able to weep for the boys on the boat throughout their trials and tribulations. Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. El relato describe con gran vividez las emociones de los tripulantes ante los distintos sucesos y peligros por los que atraviesan y, desde mi propia experiencia, refleja con mucho acierto la vida a bordo de un buque de guerra.

Other books in the series. We begin with monotonous boredom, captured with endless descriptions of the different shades of gray and wet that the sea gives the few who are allowed onto the small deck.

Rizwan From inside the book: Retrieved from ” https: Classic study by an authority. They usually all contain the same type of apologist rhetoric “Nazi’s suck! Movies are ignored for a dozen different reasons — just ask Guillermo del Toro! One of the few books that I have ever found to be truly unputdownable.


Protoze se posadka sklada z 5 oficiru a zbytek jsou mlady joudove z Hitlerjugend, tak je krasne popisovany, jak se vsichni pochcavaj a posiraj, kdyz na ne z hladiny padaj bomby.

Jul 27, El rated it it was amazing Shelves: After the war, Buchheim worked as an artist, art collector, gallery owner, art auctioneer and art publisher.

Lothar-Günther Buchheim – ein Genie am Campingtisch

He studied art in Dresden and Munich inand volunteered for the Kriegsmarine in Buchheim takes on a guunther controversial and difficult task by humanizing them. Being in a submarine is, in itself, terrifying.

To the author’s credit, it made me feel truly immersed in the unpleasantness of such a life. The souls of these motherfuckers obey.

Thomas Pailloz rated it it was amazing Mar 21, That is when you know that the book has your utmost attention. Lothar-Gunther Buchheim wrote Das Boot based on his own experiences onboard a U-boat as a war correspondent.

The author served as a naval correspondent on U-Boots during the war and experienced much of what he then wrote about. I’d also suggest Shadow Divers about the search for the identity of a mystery U-boat sunk off the coast of Massachusetts. JimC rated it it was amazing Apr 12, Definitely a case of the book being better than the movie.

That is interesting, but difficult to slug through. Rather, they are presented on the site as archival content, intended for historical reference only.

Except I realized as I was reading the book that I didn’t want there to be a fluffy little puppy dog or a rainbow. Paperbackpages. Though in the spirit of the story these things are worth knowing.