While tracking down the U-boat veterans, Wiggins came across photographs and secret diaries and gained access to personnel records. A reunion of the U-682 crew and interviews with Admiral Otto Kretschmer two months before his death and the ninety-four-year-old Commander Jurgen Wattenberg netted a wealth of information. Among the individual sagas included are Radioman Hans Burck's description of his 1942 patrol to Aruba and Herman Wien's description of U-180 transporting an Indian anarchist to Madagascar.
- ISBN-13: 9781591149583
- ISBN-10: 1591149584
- Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
- Publish Date: May 2010
- Page Count: 250
- Dimensions: 8.8 x 6 x 0.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds