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Sources:
[1] courtesy of Jürgen Schlemm, Mainz, Germany.
[2] LIFE Magazine; http://www.pathfinder.com/Life/covers/1939/cv101639.html (picture copyright Pictorial Press, London, UK; any related photographs of U-35 were destroyed in a bombing of the Pictorial Press offices in 1941).
[3] Uboat.net; http://www.uboat.net
[4] Courtesy of Cecil Porter, beginning March 2000.
[5] Kenneth Wynn, "U-Boat Operations of the Second World War, Volume 1: Career Histories, U1-U510," Naval Institute Press, 1997.
[6] Clay Blair, "Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunters, 1939-1942," Random House, New York. 1996.
[7] Dr. Werner Schnaack, second cousin of Gerhard Stamer, Chief Engineer of U-35.
[8] Jak Mallmann Showell, "U-Boat Commanders and Crews 1935-1945," Crowood Press, 1998.
[9] Rangliste der Deutschen Kriegsmarine nach dem Stand vom 1. Juni 1941 [OKM Berlin 1941]; Rangliste der Deutschen Kriegsmarine nach dem Stand vom 1. Juni 1944 [OKM Berlin 1944].
[10] Franz von Werra later made another unsuccessful escape attempt from Swanwick POW Camp, using the alias "Captain van Lott" (presumably a reference to U-35 Commander Werner Lott) (http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/6290/away.htm) He finally escaped successfully in Canada on his way to a POW camp and returned to Germany to fly again. (http://www.falls.igs.net/~dphillips/werra.htm)
[11] Rainer Busch and Hans Joachim Röll, "Der U-Boot-Krieg, Band 4, Deutsche U-Boot-Verluste", Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn GmbH.
[12] Warship International, No. 4, 1993 (courtesy of Wolfgang Domke, Germany).
[13] Koop/Schmolke, "Die Panzerschiffe der Deutschland-Klasse," 1993 (courtesy of Wolfgang Domke, Germany).
[14] courtesy of Wolfgang Freese, Germany.
[15] U-Boot-Archiv Cuxhaven-Altenbruch, Germany; http://www.uboat.net/special/archiv
[16] David J. Carter, "POW - Behind Canadian Barbed Wire," 1998; http://www2.memlane.com/djcarter
[17] 
[18] courtesy of Stefan Wagener, USA.
[19] John Melady, "Escape from Canada! - The Untold Story of German POWs in Canada 1939-1945," Macmillan of Canada, 1981.
[20] courtesy of Ingelore Bruse, wife of U-35 crew member Siegfried Bruse, beginning in July 1999.
[21] personal communication with Eckehart Priebe, Luftwaffe pilot, POW, and author of "Thank You, Canada", July 1999.
[22] 
[23] Timothy Mulligan, "Neither Sharks Nor Wolves: The Men of Nazi Germany's U-Boat Arm, 1939-1945," Naval Institute Press, 1999.
[24] Chris Madsen and Bob Henderson, "German Prisoners of War in Canada And Their Artifacts 1940-1948," 1993.
[25] Fritz Wenzel, "Single or Return?" 1954.
[26] Ellström Collection, courtesy of Stefan Wagener, USA.
[27] Rainer Busch and Hans Joachim Röll, "German U-Boat Commanders of World War II - A Biographical Dictionary," Naval Institute Press, 1999.
[28] Letter from Werner Lott to U-Boot-Archiv, as referenced in [27]
[29] personal communication with Ulrich Steinhilper, Luftwaffe pilot, POW, escape artist, and author of several books, August 1999.
[30] Ulrich Steinhilper, "Full Circle: The Long Way Home From Canada", Independent Books, 1992.
[31] Dieter Jung, comment in "Warship International" No. 3, 1994.
[32] Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, "Die Wehrmacht" Issue 22, 25 October 1939.
[33] personal communication with U-35 Crewmember Kurt Grosser, starting August 1999.
[34] Marese McDonagh, The Kerryman, "Why I Breached Irish Neutrality" 21 September 1984.
[35] Brian Harrison, "A Prisoner of The Tower," The Legion, January-February 1985.
[36] personal communication with Jimmy Fenton, August to October 1999; witness to the dropoff of 28 Greek sailors in Ireland in October 1939 by U 35; met Werner Lott in 1984.
[37] Paul Kemp, "U-Boats Destroyed", Naval Institute Press, 1997.
[38] personal communication with Brian Harrison, Supernumerary Yeoman Warder of the Tower of London, and the Tower's honorary historian/archivist.
[39] Mountbatten Archives, Hartley Library, University of Southampton, England.
[40] personal communication with Mrs. Konradt, wife of U-35 crew member Walter Konradt, October 1999.
[41] T. Ryle Dwyer, The Kerryman, "'Submarines in the bog holes': West Kerry's experience of World War II", 01 October 1999.
[42] Edwin P. Hoyt, "The Death of the U-Boats", McGraw Hill, 1988.
[43] personal communication with Bernard Long, starting October 1999; witness to the dropoff of 28 Greek sailors in Ireland in October 1939 by U 35.
[44] personal communication with U-35 crew member Willi Jacob, beginning in November 1999.
[45] personal communication with John Melady, author of "Escape from Canada! - The Untold Story of German POWs in Canada 1939-1945"
[46] Neu�Ÿ-Grevenbroicher Lokal-Zeitung, 22 May 1982, "Jäger und Gejagte", and 24 May 1982, "Eine U-Boot-Fahrt in die Erinnerung".
[47] Courtesy of Reiner Jacob, son of U-35 Crewmember Willi Jacob.
[48] Courtesy of Jürgen Bongard, son-in-law of U-35 Crewmember Paul Fichte.
[49] Obituary of Rear Admiral George Crowley, navigating officer of the destroyer HMS KASHMIR at the time of the sinking of U-35 on 29 November 1939. Daily Telegraph, Tuesday, February 15, 2000.
[50] Robert Fisk, "In Time of War: Ireland, Ulster and the Price of Neutrality 1939-1945"
[51] Courtesy of Hans-Wolf Michahelles, nephew of U-35's first commander, Hermann Michahelles, July 2000.
[52] personal communication with U-35 Crewmember Gerhard Freier, starting August 2000.
[53] Courtesy of Käte Kienast, wife U-35 Crewmember Siegfried Kienast, February 2000.
[54] Courtesy of Anna Horstkötter, wife U-35 Crewmember Gustav Horstkötter, July 2000.
[55] Courtesy of Rainer von der Helm, son of U-35 Crewmember Peter von der Helm, August 2000.
[56] Courtesy of Christel Roloff, wife of U-35 Crewmember Walter Roloff, August 2000.
[57] Courtesy of Ingeborg Pfeifer, wife of U-35 Crewmember Heinz Pfeifer, August 2000.
[58] Edgar, Freiherr von Salis-Soglio, "�œber die Meere der Welt - Ein Kapitän erzählt", 1981. [1]
[59] Melanie Wiggins, "U-Boat Adventures", 1999.
[60] Courtesy of Hannelore Hengen, daughter of U-35 Crewmember Georg Ludwig Hengen, beginning in September 2000.
[61] Courtesy of the family of U-35 first watch officer Heinz Erchen, September 2000.
[62] Courtesy of Lucia (Lutz) May, wife of of U-35 Crewmember Erich Bartold May, beginning in September 2000.
[63] Courtesy of the family of U-35 Crewmember Karl Sommerer, August 2000.
[64] Courtesy of the family of U-35 Crewmember Wilhelm Janssen, beginning September 2000.
[65] Courtesy of Martha Kleinmann, sister of U-35 Crewmember Heinz Küfner, beginning October 2000.
[66] Courtesy of Liselotte Wiesflecker, half-sister of U-35 Crewmember Ernst Weber, beginning November 2000.
[67] Harald Busch, "So war der U-Boot Krieg", 1952.
[68] Oberkommando der Kriegsmarine, "Kriegsmarine im Dienst", 1939.
[69] Herbert Ritschel, "Kurzfassung Kriegstagesbuecher Deutscher U-Boote 1939-1945, Band 1, KTB U 1 - U 50", 1997.
[70] Courtesy of the family of U-35 Crewmember Walter Kalabuch, beginning September 2000.
[71] Courtesy of Edith Parthum, wife of U-35 Crewmember Helmut Parthum, beginning December 2000.
[72] Courtesy of U-35 Crewmember Otto Wagner, beginning February 2001.
[73] Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart (Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte).
[74] Courtesy of the family of U-35 Crewmember Stefan Döbele.
[75] Daily Sketch newspaper, 05 December 1939.
[76] Courtesy of U 99 Second Watch Officer and Prisoner of War Volkmar König, June 2001.
[77] Courtesy of Prisoner of War Gottfried Dukes, July 2001.
[78] Courtesy of Ubbo Busboom, grandson of U-35 Crewmember Willi Ensuleit, beginning October 2001.
[79]
Kendal Burt and James Leasor, "The One That Got Away", 1958. (Excerpt)

[80] "We Were Put Ashore by a U-Boat", The War Illustrated, Vol 1 No. 7, 28 October 1939.
[81] Courtesy of J
ürgen Balke, son of Grete Balke, life partner of U-35 Crewmember Albert Schrader.

[82] Bernard Long, "Ceann Trá a hAon" ("Ventry One"). (Excerpt)

[83] "U-BOAT IN IRISH PORT: R.A.F. HUNT", The Evening News, 05 October 1939.

[84] Ryle Dwyer, "Ireland�€™s close encounter with German U-Boat", Irish Examiner, 30 December 1999.

[85] Courtesy of U-35 Crewmember Hannes Thieme, beginning November 2001.

[86] Yves Bernard and Caroline Bergeron, "Trop Loin de Berlin", 1995 (http://www.cam.org/~ybern/septentrionE.html)

[87] Courtesy of U-35 Crewmember Friedrich-Hermann Vollmer, beginning March 2002.

[88] Courtesy of U-35 Crewmember Gerhard Freier, beginning April 2002.

[89] Courtesy of U-35 commander Hans-Rudolf Rösing, beginning 2002.

[90] Archive of photojournalist Ferdinand Urbahns.

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