U-Boats ~ The U-106 was a Type IXB U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down on 26 November 1939 at DeSchiMAG AG Weser in Bremen as 'werk' 969, launched on 17 June 1940 and commissioned on 24 September.U-106 was assigned to the 2nd U-boat Flotilla on 24 September 1940, in which she would serve for nearly three years.BFD
“U-167” is a (251') Type lXC/40 U-boat – Commissioned: 4 July 1942 – Crew: 4 Officers and 44 Enlisted – Armament: 6 x 21 Inch (533mm) Torpedo Tubes (4 Bow, 2 Stern) (22 Reloads) 1 x 105mm Deck Gun, 1 x 37mm and 1 x 20mm AA Guns – Was Attacked by a Royal AF Lockheed Hudson (No.223 Squadron) Near the Canary Islands and Severaly Damaged, on 6 April 1943 the Crew Scuttled the Boat.
The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. Over pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied efforts to counter the U-boat threat.