It's true that in something what is called "U Boot museum" we expected something different and especially more than just a single Soviet submarine. If it were anywhere else but right at Peenemunde I'd rather expected something from German history. Well, but anyway - when you get the opportunity to see inside the Soviet atomic (not drive, but carrying nuclear... 更多
Well I have to say that my respect for my late Uncle Keith, who did submarine service in the Royal Navy at the end of WW2, has been further emphasised by the visit here. Sure this is a later, ex Soviet submarine, but to be able to clamber inside and traverse through from one end to the other really gave... 更多
Firstly this is amazing. As a member of the British Armed Forces during the Cold War the opportunity to see what the oposition looked like - to clamber around what was once only available in photographs in Intelligence summaries.... is fantastic. On a basic level its fun to clamber around a submarine - to climb into it... wander around it... 更多
This submarine was obtained from the USSR after it was phased out after the Eighties. This class of submarines, while relatively small and conventionally powered by diesel-electric propulsion system (i.e. non-nuclear), was built and operated up to the end of the Cold War. They had a surface to surface missile launch capability, and were specifically conceived to target ships. The... 更多
Wow, I could not even imagine how enclosed you have to live in Submarine until I've visited the U-461. If you are claustrophobic you should avoid this place. But it is definitely very interesting.
Peenemuende is a cute little harbor with 3 restaurants/coffee shops directly at the Marina where the submarine is located. It's an interesting site of German recent history!