Table of contents for The three German navies : dissolution, transition, and new beginnings, 1945-1960 / Douglas C. Peifer.

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1. The Kriegsmarine Paradigm 1
 Selection and Training
 Leadership and Camaraderie
 The Naval Judicial System and Loyalty to the Regime

2. The Defeat and Surrender of the Kriegsmarine 20
 The Kriegsmarine at War
 POW Experience during the War
 Defeat and Surrender

3. Uprooting the Vestiges of the Kriegsmarine 42
 Division and Destruction of Kriegsmarine Vessels and Equipment
 Dismantling and Demilitarizing Kriegsmarine Facilities
 Kriegsmarine Personnel: POWs, SEPs, and German Navy Service Groups

4. Postwar Transitions 67
 German Mine Sweeping Administration
 The Return to Civilian Life
 Kriegsmarine Personnel on Trial

5. New Maritime Beginnings in East and West:
  Maritime Police, Civilian Minesweepers, and Naval Intelligence 91
 Maritime Organizations in the Soviet Occupation Zone
 Maritime Organizations in the Western Occupation Zones
 From Maritime Police Units to Intelligence Organizations


6. Preparation and Transition to Naval Forces,
 East Germany, 1950-1956 114
 The East German Sea Police/People's Police-Sea
 Border Police North (Coast)

7. Naval Preparations in West Germany, 1950-1956 150
 The Periphery: Labor Service Unit Bravo, the Seegrenzschutz, the Klose
 Patrol Group, and the Naval Section of the Gehlen Organization
 Multiple Centers: The Blank Office, the Meisel Circle, and the Naval
 Historical Team

Conclusion 186