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Post by FB » 10 Feb 2005 14:37

rommel_gaj wrote:Sorry FB,but which nation? Was he in the air force,or in the navy or in the :) coastal batteries?

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Don't want to make it all that easy... let's say that he operated in water but was not a navyman (strange but true: he got his onorific Navy ranks only a few years ago). He is Italian (still alive today).

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Post by Jon G. » 10 Feb 2005 14:58

I am tempted to guess you're after tenente Luigi Durand de la Penne, but he held navy rank as far as I know, and he died in 1992...

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Post by G. Trifkovic » 10 Feb 2005 14:59

Luigi Ferraro,officer of the coatsal millitia.Here is the link:

http://www.regiamarina.net/xa_mas/alexandretta/alexandretta_us.htm

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The tonnage of the ships reported by Junio Valerio Borghese in his book "Sea Devils" does not match the one provided by the Lloyds of London and listed in Roger Jordan’s "The World’s Merchant Fleet – 1939". It must also be noted that none of the ships mentioned by Borghese are listed as lost and therefore it is difficult to assess if they were simply damaged or their loss was not reported.


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Post by FB » 10 Feb 2005 15:35

rommel_gaj wrote:Luigi Ferraro,officer of the coatsal millitia.Here is the link:

http://www.regiamarina.net/xa_mas/alexandretta/alexandretta_us.htm

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The tonnage of the ships reported by Junio Valerio Borghese in his book "Sea Devils" does not match the one provided by the Lloyds of London and listed in Roger Jordan’s "The World’s Merchant Fleet – 1939". It must also be noted that none of the ships mentioned by Borghese are listed as lost and therefore it is difficult to assess if they were simply damaged or their loss was not reported.


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Correct, Luigi Ferraro.

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Post by G. Trifkovic » 10 Feb 2005 20:01

This man was instrumental in dealing a heavy blow to Royal Navy in the Mediterranean in 1942.Who was he and what did he do?

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Post by JeffreyF » 10 Feb 2005 20:43

I give up, from a quick net search I found the person in the picture as being Wilhelm Rollmann but I've not the foggiest what he did in 1942 so I'm guessing the picture was tagged wrong. As I'm bad with faces anyways I'll just have a good laugh at myself.

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Post by JPK » 10 Feb 2005 21:20

Bonsoir,

Korvettenkapitän Hellmut Rosenbaum RK (100)12.8.42 Kplt Kdr "U 73"for sinking the britisch Flugzeugträger Eagle am 11.8.1942 um 13.15 uhr

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Post by JPK » 10 Feb 2005 21:29

More about KK Rosenbaum
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Post by G. Trifkovic » 10 Feb 2005 22:02

Great info,great scan! Your turn!

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Post by JPK » 10 Feb 2005 22:23

He was Chef 2. Landungsdiv.u.Seetransp.Chef Messina-Strasse.

Who was this F.Kpt.d.R.?

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Post by JPK » 13 Feb 2005 17:32

Some help ?

He was the 183th to received the RK on 3.9.1943

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Post by JPK » 15 Feb 2005 20:59

some more help

* 25.4.1891 in Rastatt
+ 17.1.1967

at the end of WW II he was Kapitän zur See d.Res.

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Post by JPK » 16 Feb 2005 21:17

some more help ?

A pic from"Die Ritterkreuz-Träger der KM by Clemens Range 1974"
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Post by Karl234 » 18 Feb 2005 02:23

Gustav Freiherr von Liebenstein

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Post by JPK » 18 Feb 2005 11:02

Correct Karl234

Kapitän zur See d.Res. Gustav Freiherr von Liebenstein .
is last fonction was:Chef d.Stabes i.Stab Kom.Adm.i.d.Niederlande

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