Lone Wolf: The Life and Death of U-Boat Ace Werner Henke

By: Mulligan, Timothy

Price: $35.00

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This book relates the life and the death of the rebel German seaman who became one of the most successful U-Boat commanders of World War II. A narrative outlining the history of his boat, U-515, and its crew.

Also, the biography of a man who defies the stereotypes of German character, who never fit in as a career officer in the German Navy, but who chose a suicidal death in acceptance of the code of the military service whose rules he continually bent and broke.


Though the story Mulligan relates is engrossing and action-packed, it is also a carefully documented study that breaks new ground in uncovering the sociological background of Henke and his crew; in short, it is a study in German history as well as a biography of a U-Boat Commander.


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Title: Lone Wolf: The Life and Death of U-Boat Ace Werner Henke

Author Name: Mulligan, Timothy

Categories: World War II, Military History, Maritime History,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Publisher: Westport, Conn.:, Praeger,: 1993.

ISBN Number: 0275936775

Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

Book Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.

lb: 2.00 lb

Seller ID: 007928