those years was a mystery, although in more recent times, the fact that it had been buried in sand for at least the past 25 years was considered a major contributing factor. My whole life it seems I have been fascinated with and by secret codes. The following", from the source cited, quickly sums up how the Chief Petty Officer became a part of the events: "As a former submariner he had been assigned to a quickly put together Navy team sent out from close by (for the Navy) China. They never saw U-196 vanish beneath the waves when the explosives tore open her forward compartment to the sea. "As soon red lobster coupons and specials as Leo and the Chief arrived and my Stepmother and Leo talked in private for few minutes, then took off in the Beechcraft headed toward California. It is not known if the crew was originally mandated under official orders to transport the gold outside of Japanese territory and secrete it someplace for safe keeping or not. Between his second and third sailing, the U-boat he helped crew, the U-162, was in the sub pens in Lorient for routine maintenance from June 8, 1942 until July 7, 1942. That question is: How is it that at least one fully confirmed crew member of the U-196,. (please click image) Eventually the man opened the top of the cardboard box. People go on-and-on about the "fact" that all of the World War II German U-boats have been accounted for in some fashion or the other and none are listed off Caleta de los Loros. La Palma Secret Base As for the ex-POW, his name was Johann Kremer.
The weakness to the overall story, that is, that the ultimate demise of the U-196 transpired somewhere off the coast west of Dargaville, and that in fact the remains of its sunken hulk still exists and is reachable on the ocean floor and has been. What happened to that gold is not known but the previously mentioned article that appeared in the March 2006 couponing at dollar general too Trade-A-Boat magazine implied that it was later stored in a disused copper mine. Grave: The Unknowns (two grave sites possibly U-196 crew members). On the Hoover Dam page I go directly into what Kremer himself told me about his own personal level of involvement as the two of us stood side-by-side along the Colorado River together as mentioned above. The crew immediately took to the life rafts, taking only small personal possessions with them. The collaborators could have quickly dispatched the trucks to either side of the peninsula without any need for major preplanning.
I clearly remember the medal being amongst them, because I, the 15 year old boy or so that I was, even pinned it on - with Leo in turn grabbing at it telling me to "get that fuckin' thing off your shirt." It was sometime. On December 13, 1939, two years before the.S. He does seem to have a better grasp on some rather more intimate intricacies and details, if accurate, than Hilliam presents. However, if the facts of the individual histories are gleened out of the morass and connected in compehensive fashion a different picture emerges - much, much different than the official picture. Also from the main text above I say that a number of Nazis and German military, senior or otherwise, living in south Asian Japanese occupied territory, possibly in collusion with some crew members of the U-196 fled from Djakarta in 1944 (rather than France) with. In the early stages of her career the U-196 is most notorious for having completed the longest patrol by any submarine in wwii, 225 days from March 13 to October 23 1943. One of men was flat on his back all but unconscious and visibly quite ill after apparently having been bitten by a rattlesnake with the bite being left untreated.