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The book by the world recognized expert in the field, Lawrence Paterson tells its readers the full and true story of the very last days of the famous U-boats, shedding some light on how their surrender has been accomplished. The author has performed a very thorough and meticulous research when working on the content of his book. The author is reporting in the experience of numerous surrendered U-boats. He has also addressed the destruction of the U-boats of the German fleet after the war as well as the disposition of some not scuttled U-boats. The publication presents a readable account of the above mentioned boats and will be appreciated by all naval historians; note, however, that the information contained in the volume will also be useful for the novices willing to develop a strong knowledge of the subject. Apart from the information presented in the form of the text, there are more than hundred photographs. This is a must for the serious collectors of the books on naval history and it has been positively met by all other readers, as well. In fact, the main intention of the author of this volume was to uncover some new material relating to the process surrender process and how this was actually handled...