- few man
- few missions
- few watches left
- few documents / old books
Some pictures to share.
The book is printed in 1968 (2nd issue). First issue was printed in 1955. Pretty old stuff...
German Kampfschwimmer watching an air attack
to an italian city during training on a ship.
Secret training base on island Alga / lagune of Venezia
for the german Kampfschwimmers, teached by the italians.
Right page, left person: A german Kamfschwimmer.
This diver was a world record swimmer
in more peaceful times after the war...
Here with his diving suit, equipment type "Draeger".
On the left wrist: a Kampfschwimmer watch.
Right page, right person: Italian Gamma diver,
with heavy diving equipment for marching on the
ground of the sea.
The german Kriegsmarine leaders checking the equipment of a Kampfschwimmer,
interested on his watch, showing his wrist to an admiral or general ("high hat").
See also his camouflage web on his head, falling into his neck.
During missions turned over their faces.
A couple of Kampfschwimmers with their instructors.
I bet my XXX that the two Kampfschwimmers on the right are wearing their mission watches.
By the way:
Yes I am from Germany - interested in the Kampfschwimmer watches and their history. And no, I am not a Nazi.