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The standard nickname for the cook aboard a German U-Boat was “smutje” which translates to “smoke” and is a North German slang expression.

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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