Explore an original WW II submarine in the museum harbour of Bremerhaven.
This type of submarine was the first ever capable to complete a whole mission submerged, by maintaining a relatively high speed. It revolutionized the submarine design worldwide.
The submarine “Wilhelm Bauer” has never been in combat. It was scuttled by the own crew near the end of WW II.
1957 it was salvaged and after refit used as a training vessel in the Federal German Navy.
Be astonished about the technology and experience the narrowness 58 men had to stand, surrounded by the pressure of the water…
At the same time we want to remind of the horror of war and plead for a peaceful use of technology - for the maintenance of peace.