A German U-Boat washes up on the shores of Hastings, England in 1919.

A German U-Boat, washes up on the shores of Hastings, England in 1919 after breaking loose from her moorings in a storm. She was already a surrendered war prize.

Sunken sub, so sad . . .

These are the forgotten shipwrecks of the Atlantic Ocean dating back to the First World War, sunk by torpedoes and mines and now on the seabed, just off the Irish coast.

Inspiration & Visual Research for Voyage to Obliteration graphic novel. U-Boats.

Germany initiated the war partially with their newly implemented U-Boats. The use of U-boats led to many british civilian casualties giving yet another reason for the british to join the war cause.

U-Boats ~ U-Boot U-379 Typ VIIC ~ BFD

German submarine was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine for service during World War II.she served under Kapitänleutnant Paul-Hugo Kettner. In 1 patrol she sank 2 merchant ships, for a total of gross register tons .

Maiale( Pig). The first human torpedo (the Italian Maiale) was electrically propelled, with two crewmen in diving suits riding astride. They steered the torpedo at slow speed to the enemy ship. The detachable warhead was then used as a limpet mine. They then rode the torpedo away. The idea was successfully applied by the Italian navy (Regia Marina) early in World War II and then copied by the British when they discovered the Italian operations.

The first human torpedo (the Italian Maiale) was electrically…

Another post of a German u-boat. Just for you to see.

VIIC Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock on the Autumn 1941 Photo: Lothar-Günther Buchheim

Italian Combat Divers Decima Mas WW2 and mini submarine.

Steampunk navy - Italian combat divers from the unit Decima Mas and mini-submarine during the Second Great Vampire War.

The first well-known frogmen were the navy diver members of World War II Italian commando frogmen, now ComSubIn, being part of Decima Flottiglia MAS, nicknamed "Uomini Rana", Italian for "frog men", because of an underwater swimming frog kick style, similar to that of frogs.  19 December 1941: The Decima Flottiglia MAS attacked the port of Alexandria with three maiali : midget submarine shown above.The battleships HMS Valiant and Queen Elizabeth (+  8,000-ton tanker) were sunk in shallow…

The first well-known frogmen were the navy diver members of World War II Italian commando frogmen, now ComSubIn, being part of Decima Flottiglia MAS, nicknamed "Uomini Rana", Italian for "frog men", because of an underwater swimming frog kick style, similar to that of frogs. 19 December 1941: The Decima Flottiglia MAS attacked the port of Alexandria with three maiali : midget submarine shown above.The battleships HMS Valiant and Queen Elizabeth (+ 8,000-ton tanker) were sunk in shallow…

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