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Released in 1981, Das Boot is a German war film written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It was produced by Günter Rohrbach, and stars Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, and Klaus Wennemann. This tag should be used for the question about Das Boot.

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In Das Boot, what is Leutnant Werner's role?

I am re-watching the "Das Boot" (U96) movie, and for the first time I realise that the writings in Leutnant Werner's notebook are in English. This is shown at two occasions. Officially, Leutnant ...
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Why did U-96 not approach Gibraltar submerged?

In Das Boot we see Der Alte planning to approach Gibraltar on the surface, maneuver between the British lookouts and only then dive. But why didn't he attempt to approach underwater, or at the ...
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Why does U96 sail through the sea near Gibraltar?

In Das Boot the crew tries to dive through the sea near Gibraltar, although they know that's very risky. Why do they do that? What they try to achieve in the Mediterranean Sea?