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Wilhelm Zahn

Born on 29 Jul 1910 in Ebensfelde, Staffelstein.
Crew 30. Korvettenkapitän (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 14 Nov 1976

Commands:
U-56, U-69


Günter Zahnow

Born on 5 Jun 1920 in Altdamm, Randow, Pomerania.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 27 Aug 1983

Commands:
U-167, U-747


Hermann Zander

Born on 28 Jul 1910 in Böhlitz-Ehrenburg, Leipzig.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1945)
Died on 30 Nov 1987

Commands:
U-1205


Joachim Zander

Born on 20 Apr 1917 in Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 22 Apr 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-3, U-311


Werner Zapf

Born on 23 Jul 1915 in Schwarzenbrunn, Thüringen.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1945)
Died on 3 May 1945, Blievenmstorf at Neustadt-Glewe / Mecklenbur, Germany.

Commands:
U-61


Richard Zapp

Born on 3 Apr 1904 in Germersheim, Pfalz.
Crew 26. Fregattenkapitän (1 Jan 1945)
Knights Cross winner (23 Apr 1942)
Died on 17 Jul 1964, Kiel, Germany.

Commands:
U-66


Joachim Zaubitzer

Born on 28 Apr 1918 in Göttingen.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 16 Dec 1999, Vordorf, Germany.

Commands:
U-974


Alois Zech

Born on 14 Sep 1907 in Langerringen, Landsberg am Lech.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Aug 1943)
Died on 29 Jul 1999, Langerringen Landsberg am Lech, Germany.

Commands:
U-119


Günther Zedelius

Born on 19 May 1915 in Othmarschen, Hamburg.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1942)
Died on 6 Jul 1981

Commands:
U-637


Dietrich Zehle

Born on 17 Sep 1921 in Hildesheim.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-299, U-1009


Herbert Zeissler

Born on 17 Sep 1920 in Magdeburg.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 6 Mar 2008, Magdeburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-1192, U-140, U-1194


Walter Zenker

Born on 2 Jan 1914 in Holzminden.
Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)

Commands:
U-57, U-393


Walter Zeplien

Born on 17 Sep 1918 in Greifswald.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 30 Sep 2001, Graytown, Ohio .

Commands:
U-971


Hans-Jürgen Zetzsche

Born on 5 Oct 1915 in Annaberg, Erzgebirge.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1942)
Died on 21 Oct 1991

Commands:
U-20, U-8, U-4, U-560, U-591, U-378, U-591


Ernst Ziehm

Born on 20 Jul 1914 in Kiel.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1941)
Died on 9 Jul 1943, west of Oporto, Portugal.

Commands:
U-78, U-232


Reimar Ziesmer

Born on 23 Nov 1917 in Berlin.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1944)

Commands:
U-145, U-236, U-591


Eberhard Zimmermann

Born on 27 Oct 1916 in Danzig-Langfuhr.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 5 Jul 1981

Commands:
U-351, U-548


Gero Zimmermann

Born on 23 Jun 1910 in Berlin.
Crew 29. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1938)
Died on 3 Aug 1941, south-west of Iceland.

Commands:
U-401


Heinrich Zimmermann

Born on 21 Jan 1907 in Duisburg.
Crew 32. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1939)
Died on 11 Jul 1942, west of Madeira.

Commands:
U-136


Arnim Zinke

Born on 30 Jul 1908 in Ludwigshafen.
Crew 32. Korvettenkapitän (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 20 Aug 1944, south-east of Newfoundland.

Commands:
U-1229


Alexander von Zitzewitz

Born on 23 Mar 1916 in Kassel.
Crew 34. Korvettenkapitän (1 Aug 1943)
Died on 2 Aug 1943, north-west of Cape Ortegal.

Commands:
U-706


Herbert Zoller

Born on 19 May 1919 in Rottweil, Neckar.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)

Commands:
U-3, U-315


Rudolf Zorn

Born on 20 Jul 1917 in Ochsenfurt, Mainfranken.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See z.V. (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 7 Jan 1945, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-29, U-416, U-382, U-650


Peter Zschech

Born on 1 Oct 1918 in Constantinople, Turkey.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 24 Oct 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-505


Bernhard Zurmühlen

Born on 23 Feb 1909 in Bielefeld.
Crew 33. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1943)
Died on 25 Nov 1943, north of Punta Delgada, Azores.

Commands:
U-600


Heinz Zwarg

Born on 22 Nov 1917.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 14 Jun 1984, Heikendorf, Germany.

Commands:
U-416, U-276, U-3528



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