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Type VII German U-Boats, the backbone of the fleet, and the type of U-Boat depicted in the film, Das Boot, typically had a crew of 43 to 45 men which included four officers.

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Charles McCain

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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