The Handling and Interrogation of U-boat Prisoners of War

These pages show how U-boat prisoners of war were handled and interrogated by posting records that illustrate techniques and procedures and by citing examples of the resulting intelligence products.

Survivors of U-515 climb aboard USS Chatelain after their boat was sunk by escorts of the escort carrier USS Guadalcanal (TG 21.12) on April 9, 1944



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Rescue and handling of U-boat survivors by operating forces
Processing, screening and preliminary interrogation
Formal interrogation

Permanent internment