Help with a Uboat Commander

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AginAf
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Help with a Uboat Commander

Post by AginAf » 27 Jul 2018 22:13

Which U Boat skipper machine gunned survivors, and beached his battle damaged Type IX on the coast of Somalia in WWII?

U Boat ID?

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charleskansas
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Re: Help with a Uboat Commander

Post by charleskansas » 28 Jul 2018 14:26

Heinz-Wilhelm Eck was the only U-boat commander tried and executed by British for this crime. The trial and execution was held after the war. U 852

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Re: Help with a Uboat Commander

Post by Polar bear » 28 Jul 2018 14:33

hi,

you are looking for https://www.uboat.net/men/commanders/232.html

greetings, the pb
Peace hath her victories no less renowned than War
(John Milton, the poet, in a letter to the Lord General Cromwell, May 1652)

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