Reporters noted: “There is a typical submarine smell” Stories from the U 111 Archives

This week was the annual Veterans Day remembrance in the United States and around the world. Of course, this year was the Centennial of the original celebration of Armistice Day when the land armies in Europe stopped fighting on 11-11 -1918 at 11:00 AM. The Navy’s involved did not have the same cease fire. In a few […]

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Global Undersea Warfare Champions

As Veterans Day 2018 approaches, I wanted to say thanks to the winning team that has given so much to the nation. On December 7th, 1941, unforeseen circumstances changed the role of submarines forever. Gone was the role of coastal protection and scouting for the fleet and our submarine force has never looked back. Sheer […]

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Something Meaningful

Long time readers of my blog know that I have some very strong feelings about Veteran’s Day. As someone who served his country in times of war and peace, I am always humbled when another person recognizes me as a veteran and thanks me for my service. I have struggled for a long time with […]

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