From June 2013 is available the II Edition Vol. No. 2, of the book -Vintage Panerai- (see the previous II Edition Vol. No. 1).
"This 2nd volume of the 2nd edition, in fact, documents the stories of other five german “Kampfschwimmer” units, their training in Germany and their missions in the 2nd world war. These five personal stories are building the columns of moving chapters together with detailed views on their watches, using latest extracts of the authors’ database of today existing Vintage Panerai watches. Almost two years of intensive research, diary extracts, interviews with the veterans, combined with more than 290 historical photos, maps, documents from allied secret services and many illustrations are writing Panerai’s unique history. 26 x 26 cm, 480 pages, trilingual (german, italian and english language, in one book), hardback jacket and slipcase, at Euro 189.00".
Info: www.vintage-panerai.de and email@example.com
© 2013 Ralf Ehlers & Volker Wiegmann (Germany). Cod. ISBN: 978-3-00-041621-7
Also the previous vol. 1 of the II Edition of this book (see above), comprehensively documents five historic Panerai watches and their pasts.
Complete with rare information on their original Italian and German owners, these two books details the training and assignments of the combat swimmers, i. e. the -frogmen-, as well as the extensive array of combat swimmer’s equipment.