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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 05:55 AM
If you have not watched it, I recommend you do, for me it's a cross between "Das Boot" and "6th Sense"/ "The Ring"...it's a nice mix of sub hunt and life inside an American sub. I assure you that you will at least jump once with goosebumps under your skin. The movie is called "Below":


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Message Edited on 09/24/0301:11AM by NTESLA

XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 05:55 AM
If you have not watched it, I recommend you do, for me it's a cross between "Das Boot" and "6th Sense"/ "The Ring"...it's a nice mix of sub hunt and life inside an American sub. I assure you that you will at least jump once with goosebumps under your skin. The movie is called "Below":


http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B00005JKWG.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg



http://fluxout.homestead.com/files/Thx-32x.jpg


"You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you"

Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)



Message Edited on 09/24/0301:11AM by NTESLA

XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 09:26 AM
DAS BOOT and u-571 were both excellent never heard of this one tho


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eskimo-FHmod
09-24-2003, 09:33 AM
U-571 had bon jovi on board , didnt it ?

*shudder*

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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 09:36 AM
"Crimson Tide" and "Hunt for the Red October" are good if you like the modern stuff.

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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 09:41 AM
well ya ask about movies but i cant hold back ............the best book is IRON COFFENS by herbert werner ......one of only a few that survived the whole war in ger .subs................its a truly great book ........... it true and in fact its a better read then das boot

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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 10:36 AM
Saw Das Boot many years ago and is definetly the one to see. Has all the feel of being on a Type VIIC U-Boat, with a killer ending. Haven't seen U-571, had assumed it was the Yanks taking credit for the British Royal Navy's exploits in May, 1941, of capturing the code books and an intact enigma device off the U-110, before she sank. Boycotted it, don't want to encourage film producers to do this type of thing. For reading, "The Terrible Hours" by Peter Maas. Is about Lt Cmdr Swede Momsen and the rescue of the USS Squalus in 1939. He is a man who deserves to be remembered, particulary by the submariners.

XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 10:58 AM
Go see U-571.Its great and even my girlfriend liked it alot.

XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 11:18 AM
Try We Dive at dawn with John Mills.

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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 11:20 AM
Das Boot and Hunt for the Red October are the best.

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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 11:22 AM
Das Boot was a proper film. U-571 was to submarine films what Fast and Furious is to Grand Prix....

And yes, it was just the Americans taking credit for a British act of valour and daring. But there you go /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 11:23 AM
Yeah U-571 was actually pretty gay.
Das Boot is excellent.

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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 11:25 AM
My favourite WWII Sub movie is The Enemy Below with Robert Mitchum and Curt Jurgens, my friend managed to find a British VHS tape of it last year for my birthday...it's like gold dust here.
Das Boot is good too.

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XyZspineZyX
09-24-2003, 12:34 PM
c-ber3 wrote:
- Das Boot was a proper film. U-571 was to submarine
- films what Fast and Furious is to Grand Prix....
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- And yes, it was just the Americans taking credit for
- a British act of valour and daring. But there you
- go <


I agree that U-571 was crap and the British did it first but you need to be aware that US forces also captured a
U boat. Check out the story of the capture of U-505 some time.