Kriegsmarine frogmen, high speed explosive boats and one-man submarines?

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Re: Kriegsmarine frogmen, high speed explosive boats and one-man submarines?

Post by Felix C » 09 Jul 2021 11:50

Efforts to mine the Remagen Bridge by frogmen is an interesting operation.

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Re: Kriegsmarine frogmen, high speed explosive boats and one-man submarines?

Post by Linkagain » 09 Jul 2021 21:07

Both the Kriegsmarine and the Waffen SS had Frogmen.....https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kommando_ ... fte_Marine

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Re: Kriegsmarine frogmen, high speed explosive boats and one-man submarines?

Post by bettika » 07 Jan 2022 17:54

Hi Roel,
There are three photos on the web showing British troops inspecting them. I was in touch with the owner of the photos. He told me his father had photographed the Wal as a member of the Vernon mine department and that they could have been taken to Scotland for inspection, where the department had been relocated.
I think you mean photos like this https://www.mcdoa.org.uk/images/Vernon% ... inisub.jpg
I have discussed them in another forum https://www.forum-marinearchiv.de/smf/i ... 518.0.html
I believe they have been taken in Germany Priwall or Pötenitz .Fock wrote in his book about WAL , the K-Verband made his trials in the "Luftwaffendepot Travemünde" Travemünde-Bay
In the discussion came a source in TNA as possible https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov. ... r/C3730889

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