Database of Kriegsmarine Admirals

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Re: Database of Kriegsmarine Admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 29 Nov 2022 01:23

VanillaNuns wrote:
29 Nov 2022 00:16
Here's another few from the same occasion. Kiel, June 1966.

Dönitz sits to the right of the podium.

Same source as the one above - Bundesarchiv.
Thanks.

First photo, front row: unknown, Konteradmiral Otto Kähler, Dönitz, Generaladmiral Hermann Boehm.
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Re: Database of Kriegsmarine Admirals

Post by Andrey » 29 Nov 2022 19:55

Second photo: RKT Otto Kretschmer.

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Post by Halfdan S. » 03 Dec 2022 12:04

Nice, thanks,

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Post by AshenSocks » 30 Dec 2022 13:10

Vizeadmiral Heinrich Ancker
Vizeadmiral Werner Löwisch

Ancker, Heinrich 01.jpg
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Re: Database of Kriegsmarine Admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 30 Dec 2022 14:44

Thank you, LAstry2 and AshenSocks.
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Re: Generaladmiral Otto Schniewind (1887-1964)

Post by Requin Marteau » 02 Jan 2023 12:00

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01 Jan 2019 14:55
Generaladmiral Otto Schniewind (1887-1964)
4. Maschinengewehr-Kompanie IV. Abteilung Schiffsstamm-Division der Nordsee.
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Re: Vizeadmiral Kurt Caesar Hoffmann (1895-1988)

Post by Requin Marteau » 02 Feb 2023 10:21

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14 Jan 2019 17:42
Vizeadmiral Kurt Caesar Hoffmann (1895-1988)
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Re: Database of Kriegsmarine Admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 02 Feb 2023 10:34

Merci Thierry.
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Re: Is this Dönitz?

Post by askropp » 05 Feb 2023 11:46

Halfdan S. wrote:
28 Nov 2022 22:09
Just came across this photo of Kretschmer from 1966
Who is the Heer Generalmajor next to Kretschmer?
There are times in history when staying neutral means taking sides.

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Re: Großadmiral Dr.phil.h.c. Erich Raeder (1876-1960)

Post by Requin Marteau » 05 Feb 2023 19:26

Kriegsmarine Großadmiral wrote:
30 Dec 2018 15:04
Let's start.

Großadmiral Dr. phil. h.c. Erich Raeder (1876-1960)
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Re: Database of Kriegsmarine Admirals

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 14 Feb 2023 15:44

Some new updates.

1) Char. Vizeadmiral Karl Bartenbach viewtopic.php?f=5&t=239341&p=2180843&hi ... h#p2180843

Add:

-Ehren-und Erinnerungskreuz des Marinekorps Flandern (add it above his Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer)

2) Konteradmiral z.V. Ernst Hintzmann viewtopic.php?f=5&t=239341&p=2187554&hi ... n#p2187554

Replace the Herzoglich Braunschweigisches Kriegsverdienstkreuz II. Klasse (not confirmed) with the -Großherzoglich Oldenburgisches Friedrich August-Kreuz II. Klasse.

Remove the "(not confirmed)" written after his Hamburgisches Hanseatenkreuz.

Add these two awards above his Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer (keep the text in the brackets in red):

-Königlich Ungarische Weltkriegs-Erinnerungsmedaille mit Schwertern und Helm (not confirmed)
-Königlich Bulgarische Kriegserinnerungsmedaille 1915/1918 mit Schwertern (not confirmed)

3) Vizeadmiral Walter Georg Lohmann viewtopic.php?f=5&t=239341&p=2182649&hi ... n#p2182649

Replace the last award on his list (Königlich Spanischer Orden für Verdienste zur See (Class unknown)) with the -Königlich Spanischer Orden für Verdienste zur See III. Klasse mit Weiß Verliehen.

4) Konteradmiral Walter Hennecke viewtopic.php?f=5&t=239341&p=2187380&hi ... e#p2187380

Add:

-Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938 (add it below the Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung IV. bis II. Klasse)

Also, change the text at the bottom to: "The last ribbon on his ribbon bar on the first photo below remains unknown."

5) Konteradmiral Hans-Hermann Graf von Schweinitz und Krain Freiherr von Kauder viewtopic.php?f=5&t=239341&p=2190933&hi ... r#p2190933

Add these two awards below the Wehrmacht Dienstauszeichnung IV. bis I. Klasse:

-Spange (1939) zum Eisernen Kreuz II. Klasse
-Spange (1939) zum Eisernen Kreuz I. Klasse


6) Konteradmiral Siegfried Engel viewtopic.php?f=5&t=239341&p=2186427&hi ... l#p2186427

Add these two awards at the bottom of his list:

-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) II. Klasse mit Schwertern
-Kriegsverdienstkreuz (1939) I. Klasse mit Schwertern


You can also add these two photos of Engel to his post in the thread. The second photo is also the photographic evidence for the two awards added to his list.
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Vizeadmiral Hellmuth Heye (1895-1970)

Post by Requin Marteau » 26 Feb 2023 10:41

What is the medal after Oldenburg medal ( Maybe Bremen Hanseatenkreuz, but not sure) ?
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Re: Vizeadmiral Hellmuth Heye (1895-1970)

Post by Kriegsmarine Großadmiral » 26 Feb 2023 10:44

Requin Marteau wrote:
26 Feb 2023 10:41
What is the medal after Oldenburg medal ( Maybe Bremen Hanseatenkreuz, but not sure) ?
Baltenkreuz.
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Re: Vizeadmiral Hellmuth Heye (1895-1970)

Post by luftk » 26 Feb 2023 15:54

Requin Marteau wrote:
26 Feb 2023 10:41
What is the medal after Oldenburg medal ( Maybe Bremen Hanseatenkreuz, but not sure) ?
What is the 5th ribbon (between Honour Cross and Long Service Decoration)?

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