Jürgen Rohwer

Jürgen Rohwer (24 May 1924, Friedrichroda, Thuringia – 24 July 2015, Weinstadt, Baden-Württemberg) was a German naval military historian and emeritus Professor of History at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. Rohwer has written over 400 books and essays on World War II naval history and military intelligence which has gained him worldwide recognition as a prominent historian and a leading authority on U-Boats.[1]

During World War II, between 1942–1945, he served on several German warships, e.g. the destroyer Z-24, the Sperrbrecher 104/Martha, and the minesweeper M-502. After the war he studied history at the University of Hamburg.



  1. "In Memoriam: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rohwer, Honorary President of the IIHA". International Intelligence History Association. Retrieved 3 September 2015.

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