Origin of U-boatfrom German U-boot, abbreviation, abbreviated of Unterseeboot, undersea boat
A submarine of the German navy.
Origin of U-boatTranslation of German U-Boot short for Unterseeboot unter under ( from Middle High German under ) ( from Old High German untar ; see &nlowring;dher- in Indo-European roots.) See sea ( from Middle High German sē ) ( from Old High German) Boot boat
- Martin was a U-boat captain in World War I who later became a religious pastor, and spoke out against the Nazi party as they gained power in Germany.
- 1917 under reactionary auspices to combat all attempts at peace by compromise, and to advocate the prosecution of the U-boat warfare with extreme ruthlessness.