Johann-Friedrich Wessels
Johann-Friedrich Wessels (28 May 1904 in Wilhelmshaven-Rüstringen – 9 February 1988 in Oldenburg) was a German chief engineer on a U-boat in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iro...
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Friedrich Frisius
Friedrich Frisius (17 January 1895, Bad Salzuflen, Principality of Lippe - 30 August 1970, Lingen) was a German naval commander of World War II.
Entered the German Navy as a cadet in 1913, and was...
Ernst Kals
Ernst Kals (2 August 1905 – 2 November 1979) was a Kapitän zur See with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He commanded the Type IXC U-boat U-130 on five patrols, and sank twenty ships, for a total...
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Werner Lott
Werner Lott (3 December 1907 – 2 May 1997) was a German U-boat commander in World War II. He was taken prisoner on 29 November 1939 after his boat was scuttled in the North Sea at position 60°53′N 2°4...
Edgar Jungnickel
Edgar Erwin Oskar Jungnickel (23 February 1914 – 7 April 1992) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant zur See in the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the...
Philipp Lichtenberg
Philipp Lichtenberg (9 September 1908 in Koblenz – 14 December 1993 in Kiel) was a German naval officer and chief engineer on a U-boat and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross in World Wa...
Ernst Mengersen
Ernst Mengersen (30 June 1912 – 6 November 1995) was a German naval officer who reached the rank of Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's ...
Hans Jenisch
Hans Jenisch (19 October 1913 – 29 April 1982) was a Kapitänleutnant in the German Navy (Kriegsmarine) during World War II. He commanded the Type VIIA U-boat U-32, sinking seventeen ships on seven pat...
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Erich Würdemann
Erich Würdemann (15 January 1914, in Hamburg – 14 July 1943, west of Vigo in the Bay of Biscay) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ger...
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Karl-Jesco von Puttkamer
Karl-Jesko Otto Robert von Puttkamer (24 March 1900 – 4 March 1981) was a German rear admiral who was naval adjutant to Adolf Hitler, the leader (Führer) of Nazi Germany during World War II.
Putt...
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Jost Metzler
Jost Metzler (26 February 1909 – 29 September 1975) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II, commander of the U-boats U-69 and U-847, and recipient of the Knight's Cross of th...
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Hellmuth Heye
Hellmuth Guido Alexander Heye (9 August 1895 in Beckingen – 10 November 1970 in Mittelheim) was born on August 9, 1895, son of father, August Wilhelm Heye, and mother Else Karcher Heye. Hellmuth was a...
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Gerd Suhren
Gerd Suhren (16 May 1914, in Tafaigata, Samoa – 6 May 1991 in Bonn), was a German U-boat engineer (Ingenieur - Ing.) in World War II and older brother of Fregattenkapitän and Knight's Cross of the Iro...
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Otto Schulz (admiral)
Otto Schulz (12 March 1900 – 28 March 1974) was a Konteradmiral with the Kriegsmarine (the German navy) during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eis...
Theodor von Bechtolsheim
Theodor Freiherr von Mauchenheim genannt Bechtolsheim (26 August 1902 – 20 April 1973) was a Kapitän zur See with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and recipient of the coveted Knight's Cross of t...
Herbert Schneider
Herbert Schneider (25 June 1915 in Nürnberg – 23 February 1943 in the Middle Atlantic) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: ...
Karl Fleige
Karl Fleige (5 September 1905 in Hildesheim – 16 February 1975 in Erzhausen) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreu...
Oswald Pohl
 Oswald Ludwig Pohl  (30 June 1892 – 8 June 1951) was a Nazi official and member of the SS. He rose to the rank of SS-Obergruppenführer, and was involved in the administration of Nazi concen...
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Siegfried Strelow
Siegfried Strelow (15 April 1911 – 15 July 1943) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), awa...
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Viktor Schütze
Captain Viktor Schütze (16 February 1906 – 23 September 1950), was a Kriegsmarine U-boat ace, sinking a total of 35 allied ships totalling 180,053 tons during the Second World War. He is in fifth plac...
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Arthur Godenau
Kapitänleutnant Arthur Leo Godenau (19 January 1903 in Netzort district Bromberg – 16 February 1983 in Laboe) was a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) reci...
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Waldemar Mehl
Waldemar Mehl (7 September 1914 in Grävenwiesbach, Hesse—29 March 1996 in Wiesbaden) was a German U-boat commander during World War II, and recipient of the (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen...
Karl Thurmann
Karl Thurmann (4 September 1909 – 20 January 1943) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). T...
Eckhard Christian
Eckhard Christian (1 December 1907 – 3 January 1985) was a Luftwaffe officer in World War II, and rose to the rank of Generalmajor. On 2 February 1943, he married Gerda Daranowski who was one of Adolf...
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August Thiele
August Adolf Karl Hermann Thiele (3 March 1894 – 2 November 1967) was a Vizeadmiral with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and commander of the heavy cruiser "Lützow". He was awarded the Knight's C...
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Walter Ohmsen
Walter Ohmsen (7 June 1911 – 19 February 1988) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant zur See in the Kriegsmarine during World War II. On 6 June 1944 the Western Allies launched Operation Overlord, the a...
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Niels Bätge
Niels Bätge (19 April 1913 in Reval – 12 December 1944 near the Åland Islands) was a German Schnellboot commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cr...
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Georg-Wilhelm Schulz
Georg-Wilhelm Schulz (10 March 1906 – 5 July 1986) was a German U-boat commander of the Second World War. From September 1939 until retiring from front line service in September 1941, he sank 19 ships...
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Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock
Fregattenkapitän Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock (11 December 1911 – 18 April 1986) was a German naval officer and submarine commander during World War II. He was sixth among the top ten Aces of the Deep...
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