I would like to thank these U-869 friends and family members for their generous assistance and contributions to the site;
Barbel Bowling, nee Brizius
Dr. Jurgen Neuerburg
Inge Oberschelp, nee Grosser
Special thanks to:
radioman and surviving crewman of U-869 for use of his photos and recollections of the men of U-869.
Horst Bredow and Horst Schwenk
of the U-boat Archive in Cuxhaven for their assistance
for his assistance in clarifying all the technical aspects
of U-869 and her mission.
Lone Wolf Pictures and Kirk Wolfinger
for locating and connecting me to the families of crewmen of U-869.
My sincere gratitude to Barbel Bowling for the hundreds of hours of translation work, both on this site and through the years of communication with the families and contacts in Germany.
Richie Kohler 2004