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1965. Tauchschulung - Tauchtraining

Hard cover book. 80 pages. An early German school book on sports-diving only.

1957. Perlschlinz ’70 Jahre Perlmutter’

Soft cover book published by the company ‘Johann Schlinz NfG. Bremen’ Rather a photo-album then a book showing hundreds of photographs concerning the pearling industry.

1949. Jagers op de Zeebodem

Hard cover book. Dutch edition of Hans Hass ‘Drei Jäger auf dem Meeresgrund’ 288 pages



More Hans Hass books can be found in the Austrian MyLibary chapter

1954. Unter Korallen und Haien

Hard cover book, 161 pages. Hans Haß adventures in the Caribbean sea



More Hans Hass books can be found in the Austrian MyLibary chapter

1951. Hundert Jahre Beckedorf Gebruder

Hard cover book, 45 pages. Serial numbered book of a limited edition, published in 1951 to commemorate the 100 years existence of the Beckedorf Diving and Salvage company.

1912. Illustrierter Deutscher Flotten-Kalender

Hard cover book, 220 pages, 1 interesting article of 8 pages on ‘the diver, his apparatus and his training’

1928. Versunkene Schätze

Hans Günther. Hard cover book, 80 pages. Also published in the same year as ‘Eroberung der Tiefe’

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1939. Jagd unter Wasser mit Harpune und Kamera

Hans Hass. Hard cover book, 69 pages, several bw illustrations.


More Hans Hass books can be found in the Austrian MyLibary chapter

1958. Sporttauchen

Hard cover book. 37 pages. General aspects and history of diving.

1960. Nachweisbuch Taucherausbildung

Hard cover book. 64 pages. Logbook for GST divers. GST was a paramilitary organization where youth was prepared for the military

1966. Kleine Fachbücherei der Feuerwehr No 22

Soft cover book. 281 pages plus appendix. Publication by/for the East German fire brigade. Description and illustrations of all kinds of apparatus used by the fire brigades, also diving apparatus.

1969. KDV-15/14 Tauchdienst der Nationalen Volksarmee

Hard cover book. 144 pages. East German military Diving Manual.

1969. Tauchen

Hard cover book. 480 pages. East German Sports Diving Manual.

1977. Praktische Hinweise für den Gesundheits- und Arbeitsschutz bei Taucherarbeiten

Soft cover book. 224 pages. East German Professional Diving Manual.

1976. Handbuch für Pioniertaucher

Soft cover book. 642 pages. First edition of the East German Army Engineers Diving Manual.

1980. Handbuch für Marinetaucher

Hard cover book. 642 pages. East German Navy Diving Manual. 3 books in 1 binder

1981. Nachweisbuch Taucherausbildung

Hard cover book. 78 pages. Logbook for GST divers. GST was a paramilitary organization where youth was prepared for the military. The same book was also published in 1960 but this one has more pages but is smaller in size. The 1960 edition was serial numbered, this one is not.

1981. Handbuch für Pioniertaucher

Soft cover book. 727 pages. Second edition of the East German Army Engineers Diving Manual.

1988. Handbuch für Pioniertaucher

Hard cover book. 594 pages. Third and final edition of the East German Army Engineers Diving Manual.

1987. Marine-Taucher

Magazine.

2010. Das Bergungsschiff der Volksmarine

Soft cover book. 36 pages. Published after the Socialist era in East Germany had ended so it is rather a ‘German’ book then an East German book. But since it contains 100% East German history it is also listed in this chapter.

1967. Kleine Fachbücherei der Feuerwehr No 8

Soft cover book. 211 pages plus appendix. Publication by/for the East German fire brigade. Description and illustrations of all kinds of apparatus used by the fire brigades, also diving apparatus.

1970. Begleithefts der Geräts

Hard cover book. Issued as a ‘passport’ which each state owed diving apparatus, both for helmet diving apparatus as SCUBA

1979. Instruktion für den Schiffstaucher

Soft cover book. 66 pages. East German Navy Diving Manual.

1981. DV 052/0/002

Hard cover book. 78 pages. East German Military and Border Patrol Diving Manual.

1961. Taucherdienstbuch der Feuerwehr

Hard cover log book for a fire brigade diver

1956. Bezwüngene Tiefen

Hard cover book. 188 pages. Instructions and history for sports divers.

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1936. Der Brandtaucher

Fritz Scheffel. Hard cover book, 271 pages. The life of Wilhelm Bauer, constructor of a submarine and a diving helmet

1960. Unterwasser-Fotografie und -Fernsehen

Hard cover book on underwater photography and television by Hans-Ulrich Richter.  15 x 22 cm, 339 pages with 321 bw illustrations.