Decorations

U-boat War Badge 1939

U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen 1939




U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen 1939. Photo by Gordon Williamson.

The U-boat war badge was awarded starting from 13th October 1939, usually after two war patrols.

Some successful commanders were awarded the badge after only one patrol, like Kptlt. Thomsen (U-1202).

U-boat war badge 2
Kptlt. Jürgen von Rosenstiel, commander of U-502 wearing his U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen
U-boat war badge 3
Korvkpt. von Stockhausen, commander of U-65 with the U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen below the EK I

U-boat war badge document
An U-Boot-Kriegsabzeichen document.

Decorations ordered by last name

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Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
Oblt. (R) Abel, Dr. Ulrich +31X/39Dec, 1943  
Oblt. Achilles, Albrecht +27347 Aug 1941  
Ltn. Ackermann, Paul23XII/392 Oct 1943  
Ltn. Ackermann, Wolf21X/3927 Nov 1942  
Ady, Gerhard17401941  
Ahlefeld, Hunold194026 Jun 1942  
Ahlers, Kurt18XII/391941  
Albrecht, Karl +32IV/192321 Mar 1940  
Oblt. Albrecht, Rolf Heinrich Fritz2237b12 Dec 1942  
Ltn. Altmeier, Friedrich22387 Jan 1943  
Kptlt. Ambrosius, Wilhelm3626Apr, 1940  U-28, U-21, U-43
Oblt. Andersen, Klaus2437b22 Dec 1942  
Ltn. Angermann, Walter204019 Jan 1943  
Ltn. Anschütz, Hans-Helmut20V/414 Dec 1943  
Ltn. Arco-Zinneberg, Ulrich-Philipp Graf von und zu25X/3927 Jan 1943  
Ltn. Arendt, Rudolf204023 Jul 1943  
Oblt. Atzinger, Siegfried243622 Jun 1941  
Oblt. Auffermann, Hans-Jürgen +263428 Aug 1941  U-69
Oblt. Auffhammer, Leonhard +243616 Feb 1942  
Ltn. Augustin, Hans-Eckart20V/411944  
Ltn. Aust, Eduard +22X/3919 Feb 1943  

Oblt. Baberg, Kurt24361 Sep 1941  U-30
Bade, Hans-Botho +31X/3912 Apr 1941  
Baden, Hans-Heinrich +263818 Sep 1941  
Oblt. Bahn, Rolf243624 Mar 1942  
Oblt. Bahr, Rudolf +2535Jan, 1942  
Oblt. Balduhn, Ernst-Ludwig233817 Jul 1943  
Oblt. Baldus, Hugo23X/3919 Nov 1944  U-773
Oblt. Balke, Diethelm2337b3 May 1943  
Ltn. Ballert, Rene22XII/3919 Dec 1942  
Ltn. Baltz, Rudolf223827 Mar 1943  
Barber, Bruno +3523 Nov 1939  
Oblt. Bargsten, Klaus Heinrich283510 Aug 1940  
Oblt. (R) Barleben, Curt +3328 Jun 1942  
Oblt. Barschkis, Hans-Heinrich25XII/3912 Apr 1945  U-2321
Oblt. Bartels, Robert +283427 Nov 1939  
Ltn. Bartke, Erwin +334022 Apr 1942  
Oblt. Bartsch, Hans-Jürgen24XII/39May, 1945  U-18, U-17
Oblt. Basse, Georg-Wilhelm +2536Mar, 1943  U-339
Oblt. Bauer, Ernst25338 Nov 1939  
Oblt. Bauer, Hermann +243628 Dec 1941  
Kptlt. Bauer, Max-Hermann +273023 Nov 1939  U-18
Baumann, Heinz2240May, 1944  
Kptlt. Baume, Günter La +312922 Jul 1942  U-355
Baumgärtel, Friedrich194024 Apr 1942  
Oblt. Baur, Götz243527 Aug 1941  
Ltn. Becker, Klaus22X/3918 Nov 1942  
Oblt. Becker, Klaus-Helmuth +24365 Nov 1942  
Becker, Philipp21405 Sep 1943  
Oblt. Becker, Richard303428 Sep 1941  
Beckmann, Hans25X/39Nov 1943  
Beckmann, Heinz +29X/399 Jul 1942  
Kptlt. Beduhn, Heinz +322630 Jun 1940  U-10, U-16, U-18, U-23, U-25
Kptlt. Behrens, Udo2830Feb 1940  U-16, U-24, U-17
Oblt. Bender, Werner +25363 Apr 1942  U-152
Oblt. Benker, Hans +253630 Nov 1942  U-80, U-625
Bensel, Rolf Rüdiger18406 Apr 1942  
Ltn. Benthin, Karl-Dietrich22402 Dec 1943  
Oblt. Bentzien, Heinz +2537b9 Dec 1942  
Bergemann, Wilhelm21X/3911 Feb 1942  
Kptlt. Berger, Joachim +283428 Mar 1942  U-87
Berkemann, Paul273323 Jul 1940  
Oblt. Bernbeck, Hinrich-Oscar27342 Jul 1941  U-4
Oblt. Bertelsmann, Hans-Joachim +253622 Jan 1942  
Oblt. Besold, Heinrich24X/3929 Oct 1944  
Kptlt. Bielfeld, Heinz +25341 Jun 1942  U-703
Kptlt. Bigalk, Gerhard +32337 Jul 1941  U-14, U-751
Bischoff, Gustav +27X/3918 Nov 1943  
Ltn. Bitter, Georg von +21X/3929 Apr 1942  
Oblt. Blaich, Ferdinand32I/40Sep 1944  
Oblt. Blauert, Hans-Jörg +2437b   
Kptlt. Bleichrodt, Heinrich303124 Sep 1940  U-48
Ltn. Blischke, Heinz +233823 Nov 1942  
Oblt. Block, Helmut +28381944  U-771
Oblt. Blum, Otto-Ulrich253618 Apr 1942  
Boddenberg, Karl2610 Oct 1940  
Kptlt. Bode, Thilo2536Jul 1943  
Boehmer, Wolfgang21XII/3913 Oct 1941  
Kptlt. Bohmann, Heino +28344 May 1942  U-88
Boldt, Walter19XII/3923 Aug 1941  
Oblt. Borchardt, Gustav +2537b15 Oct 1942  
Kptlt. Borcherdt, Ulrich +32331 Feb 1942  U-8, U-587
Kptlt. Borchers, Rolf293311 Mar 1943  U-149, U-226
Kptlt. Borchert, Dietrich323320 Sep 1941  U-24, U-566
Oblt. Borger, Wolfgang +29364 Oct 1942  
Bork, Helmut31VIII/3921 Jan 1942  
Kptlt. Borm, Carl303324 Apr 1942  U-592
Oblt. Bornhaupt, Konrad +2437b19 Sep 1944  U-285
Bornkessel, Dieter21XII/3926 Aug 1941  
Ltn. Bortfeldt, Karl-Hermann21X/3921 Apr 1942  
Bosüner, Harald2914 Jan 1943  
Ltn. Bothe, Friedrich +2236Dec 1939  
Oblt. Brammer, Herbert +28XI/3720 Oct 1942  
KrvKpt. Brandenburg, Karl +36248 Sep 1942  U-457
Kptlt. Brandi, Albrecht28358 Oct 1942  U-617
Kptlt. Brans, Hans-Joachim +28359 Jan 1944  U-801
Oblt. Brasack, Paul2637a24 Sep 1942  
Oblt. Brauel, Wilhelm2837b7 May 1943  
Ltn. Braun, Kurt20V/4128 Mar 1944  
Oblt. (R) Breckwoldt, Friedrich32IX/3918 Sep 1944  U-679
Breinlinger, Siegfried21XII/3915 Sep 1941  
Breun, Gerhard23IV/4014 May 1943  
Ltn. Brockmann, Karl +27IV/398 Jun 1942  UC-1
Kptlt. Brodda, Heinrich +383321 Apr 1942  U-209
Oblt. Brosin, Hans-Günther +253615 May 1942  
Oblt. Bruder, Hermann24XII/39Mar 1945  U-1058
Kptlt. Bruns, Heinrich +303118 Oct 1942  U-175
Brückner, Werner2627 Sep 1942  
Ltn. Brüller, Ernst-Ulrich22368 Jul 1940  
Brüninghaus, Herbert296 Apr 1940  
Oblt. Brünner, Joachim +2337b27 Sep 1942  
Kptlt. Brünning, Herbert27359 Apr 1943  U-137, U-642
Kptlt. Buchholz, Heinz +30299 Oct 1939  U-24, U-15
Budzyn, Sigmund26V/4115 Jun 1942  
Oblt. Bugs, Hans-Helmuth +2537a6 Apr 1942  
Buhr, Johann de +3034/4015 Oct 1942  
Burghagen, Walter534/1112 Dec 1944  U-219
Oblt. Burmeister, Walter +2537b23 May 1944  
KrvKpt. Büchel, Paul322523 Jan 1940  U-32
Oblt. Büchler, Rudolf +2636Aug 1942  
Oblt. Bühring, Hans-Jürgen2237b10 Jul 1942  
Kptlt. Bülow, Otto von30306 Apr 1942  U-3, U-404
Oblt. Bürgel, Friedrich24368 Oct 1941  
Ltn. Böhme, Kurt2437b18 Dec 1941  
Oblt. Börner, Hans-Joachim +2337b4 Jun 1942  
Böttcher, Richard3312 Dec 1939  

Oblt. Callsen, Peter32XI/391944  
Oblt. Carlewitz, Dietrich von +25367 Jun 1942  
Oblt. Carlsen, Claus-Peter2237b6 Jul 1942  
Ltn. Christiansen, Uwe213830 Nov 1941  
Oblt. Christophersen, Erwin +263627 Mar 1942  
Oblt. Clausen, Asmus Nicolai +283418 Apr 1940  
Kptlt. Clausen, Heinz-Ehlert323626 Feb 1942  U-403
Ltn. Coester, Christian-Brandt +2137b2 Oct 1941  
Kptlt. Cohausz, Hans322630 Aug 1940  U-15, U-30, UA
Oblt. Collmann, Herwig243513 Nov 1939  
Ltn. Conrad, Gerhard +20XII/394 Feb 1943  
Oblt. Cordes, Ernst +273629 Nov 1940  
Ltn. Cranz, Wilhelm +27X/394 Apr 1943  
Kptlt. Cremer, Peter-Erich313226 May 1942  U-152, U-333
Oblt. Curio, Oskar2337a21 Nov 1941  
Ltn. Czekowski, Martin214029 Nov 1943  
KrvKpt. Czygan, Werner +382514 Dec 1942  U-118

Ltn. Dahlhaus, Eberhard +213827 Mar 1942  
Oblt. Damerow, Wolf-Dietrich +2337b27 Mar 1943  
Oblt. Dangschat, Günther +263522 Nov 1941  
Kptlt. Daublebsky von Eichhain, Karl30294 Nov 1939  U-13
Ltn. Dauter, Helmut2237bMar 1942  
Oblt. Davidson, Heinz von2437a27 Dec 1942  
Ltn. Deckert, Horst2237a24 Apr 1941  
Kptlt. Deecke, Joachim +293320 Dec 1941  U-9, U-584
Kptlt. Deetz, Friedrich +263525 Oct 1942  U-757
Kptlt. Degen, Horst283310 Feb 1942  U-701
Ltn. Deiring, Hugo223810 Sep 1942  
Oblt. Dick, Hans-Peter22X/3928 Oct 1943  
Dierks, Hans-Joachim18401942  
Kptlt. Dierksen, Reiner +343319 Feb 1943  U-176
Oblt. Dieterich, Max Bernd273430 Nov 1941  
Oblt. Dieterichs, Horst +293427 Aug 1941  
Dietrich, Willi +3023 Mar 1940  
Kptlt. Diggins, Kurt303416 Oct 1942  U-458
Ltn. Dingler, Gottfried20XII/3929 Dec 1942  
Ltn. Dobberstein, Erich +223815 Jun 1942  
Ltn. Dobbert, Max32X/3817 Nov 1942  
Ltn. Dobenecker, Günter214029 Jun 1943  
Oblt. Dobinsky, Hans-Jürgen21XII/392 Dec 1943  
Kpt. Dobratz, Kurt402215 Feb 1945  U-1232
Kptlt. Dommes, Wilhelm343110 Feb 1942  U-431
Oblt. Drescher, Günther243824 Oct 1943  
Kptlt. Dresky, Hans-Wilhelm von +312927 Nov 1939  U-4, U-33
Kptlt. Drewitz, Hans-Joachim +35324 Mar 1943  U-525
Oblt. Driver, Heinrich2733Nov 1939  
Duis, Hans Diederich19XII/3912 Oct 1941  
Oblt. Dunkelberg, Hans2537b17 Jan 1944  U-716
Ltn. Duppel, Martin223822 May 1942  
Dübler, Rudolf19XII/391 Aug 1941  
Oblt. Dültgen, Gert +2437b9 Jan 1943  
Düppe, Joachim25I/405 Nov 1941  
Ltn. Dähne, Wolfgang22XII/3911 Oct 1943  
Oblt. Döhler, Hans-Heinrich +2337a9 Nov 1941  

Ltn. Eberbach, Heinz-Eugen21X/3927 Nov 1942  
Oblt. Eck, Heinz-Wilhelm24341940  
Ltn. Eckelmann, Heinz +2537a26 Aug 1941  
KrvKpt. Eckermann, Hans352526 Apr 1941  U-20, UA
Oblt. Eckhardt, Hermann +243620 Feb 1941  
Oblt. Ehrich, Heinz +2337b25 Feb 1943  
Ltn. Eichmann, Kurt +2337a21 Jul 1941  
Oblt. Eick, Alfred2637a19 Feb 1943  
Oblt. Eickstedt, Wolfgang von26355 Mar 1942  
Eisele, Wilhelm3414 Oct 1941  U-57
Ltn. Elfe, Horst23366 Aug 1940  
Oblt. Emde, Bernhard2737aDec 1944  U-248, U-299
Oblt. Emmermann, Carl26342 Aug 1941  
Oblt. Endrass, Engelbert +283419 Dec 1939  
Oblt. Engel, Hans-Adolf26361 Nov 1941  
Engel, Herbert28VII/398 Sep 1940  
KrvKpt. Engelmann, Kurt-Eduard +39237 Jan 1943  U-163
Oblt. Epp, Dietrich +2437a30 Nov 1941  
Kptlt. Eppen, Günter +303330 Dec 1942  U-519
Ltn. Erdmann, Dieter22382 Jul 1942  
Oblt. Esch, Dietrich von der +273413 Feb 1942  U-586
KrvKpt. Ewerth, Klaus +32256 Dec 1939  U-1, U-35, U-36, U-26
Oblt. Ey, Hans243519 Feb 1941  

Fabricius, Ludwig20XII/3921 Sep 1941  
Oblt. Fahr, Theodor +313014 Sep 1941  U-567
Falke, Hans20X/3911 Apr 1941  
Ltn. Faust, Erich +22XII/3912 Oct 1943  
KrvKpt. Fechner, Otto +36248 Oct 1942  U-164
Kptlt. Feiler, Gerhard32331 Apr 1942  U-653
Ltn. Feindt, Hans-Arend21XII/3917 Jul 1943  
Ltn. Fenn, Heinz-Konrad2237a3 May 1941  
Oblt. Fenski, Horst-Arno2437b13 Dec 1942  U-34
Ltn. Ferro, Otto +314014 Apr 1942  
Oblt. Fiedler, Hans +2636Oct, 1941  
Oblt. Fiehn, Helmut +24351941  
Oblt. Fischel, Unno von +253411 Apr 1941  
Ltn. Fischer, Ernst21X/3916 Nov 1942  
KrvKpt. Fischer, Hans-Georg332630 May 1941  U-109
Fleige, Karl35   
Oblt. Folkers, Ulrich +263426 Mar 1941  
Oblt. Franke, Rudolf Heinz253621 Nov 1941  
Oblt. Franken, Wilhelm +273515 Oct 1941  
Oblt. Franze, Joachim2437a11 Nov 1942  
FrgKpt. Freiwald, Kurt37251944  U-21, U-7, U-33, U-181
Oblt. (R) Frerks, Paul35XI/392 Sep 1943  U-66
Oblt. Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen, Walter Freiherr von +25357 May 1941  

Oblt. Gelhaus, Harald253531 Dec 1940  
Kptlt. Giessler, Hans-Heinrich2931   
Gode, Heinrich18XII/39   
Kptlt. Grau, Peter-Ottmar29341 Feb 1945  U-46, U-601, U-872, U-3015
Oblt. Guggenberger, Friedrich25348 Jul 1940  
Kptlt. Gysae, Robert303131 May 1941  U-98

Oblt. Hagenau, Karl-Heinz2337b5 Jan 1943  
Oblt. Hamm, Horst +2335   
Oblt. Hardegen, Reinhard273318 Nov 1940  
Kptlt. Hartenstein, Werner +342817 Mar 1942  U-156
Kptlt. Hartmann, Götz von31341 Feb 1945  U-555, U-563, U-441
KrvKpt. Hartmann, Werner37217 Dec 1939  U-26, U-37
KrvKpt. Hechler, Ernst372927 Feb 1945  U-870
Oblt. Heidtmann, Hans253426 Nov 1939  
Ltn. Hellriegel, Hans-Jürgen +223624 Apr 1940  
Oblt. Henke, Werner +31334 May 1941  
Oblt. (R) Hensellek, Ortwin31396 May 1943  
Kptlt. Herbschleb, Karl-Heinz34341 Feb 1945  U-21, U-354
Herglotz, Helmut2238   
Oblt. Herwartz, Oskar2635   
Kptlt. Hessler, Günter32273 Jul 1941  U-107
Kptlt. Heydemann, Günther273312 Apr 1941  
Kptlt. Heyse, Ulrich353224 Mar 1942  U-128
Ltn. Hilbig, Kurt2238   
Ltn. Hinrichs, Otto2836   
Kptlt. Hinsch, Hans-Peter30341 Feb 1945  U-4, U-140, U-569
Oblt. Hirsacker, Heinz +2634   
KrvKpt. Hopman, Rolf-Heinrich +3626   U-405
Kptlt. Hornbostel, Klaus2834Feb, 1945  U-806
Hoß, Hans Julius21   

Ltn. Ites, Otto213621 Dec 1939  

Kptlt. Jahn, Gunter32316 Oct 1942  U-596
Oblt. Jenisch, Hans2633   U-32
Johannsen, Hans32Sept, 1942  
Kptlt. Jürst, Harald +2632   U-59

Kaeding, Walter2511 Dec 1940  
KrvKpt. Kals, Ernst362418 Dec 1941  U-130
Ltn. Kandler, Hans-Albrecht +2237a   
Kandzior, Helmut +2138   
Kptlt. Karpf, Hans +2635   U-10, U-632
Kptlt. Kelbling, Gerd263430 Mar 1942  U-593
Kptlt. Kentrat, Eitel-Friedrich342813 Apr 1941  U-8, U-74
Kptlt. Kessler, Horst Wilhelm30341 Feb 1945  U-704, U-985
Koch, Heinz +27IV/39   
Ltn. Koitschka, Siegfried2337a8 May 1941  
Kptlt. Korth, Claus28325 Nov 1939  U-57
Oblt. Kraus, Hans-Werner243429 Apr 1940  
Kptlt. Krech, Günther273326 Sep 1941  U-558
Kptlt. Kretschmer, Otto27309 Nov 1939  U-35, U-23
Ltn. Krieg, Johann-Otto2237bSep, 1941  
Kptlt. Kuppisch, Herbert +30324 May 1940  U-58
Oblt. Kusch, Oskar-Heinz +2337a10 Nov 1941  
Kühn, Herbert22X/391 Jan 1942  
Kptlt. Köhler, Otto3231   U-377

Oblt. Lassen, Georg253518 Jul 1940  
Oblt. Lehmann, Hans273827 May 1943  
Kptlt. Lehmann-Willenbrock, Heinrich29312 Jan 1941  U-8, U-5, U-96
Oblt. Lehsten, Detlef von2537b   
Ltn. Leinemann, Hannes32   
Kptlt. Liebe, Heinrich312716 Dec 1939  U-2, U-38
Oblt. Liebe, Johannes2733   U-6
Lottner, Ernst21X/39   
Oblt. Luther, Otto2537b   U-135
Oblt. Lüdden, Siegfried +253629 Dec 1941  
Ltn. Lührs, Dierk2238   
Oblt. Lüth, Wolfgang +263318 Feb 1940  U-13, U-9

Mangold, Ernst24XII/392 Apr 1942  
Kptlt. Manke, Rolf +2735   U-358
Kptlt. Mannesmann, Gert +3433   U-545, U-2502
Kptlt. Manseck, Helmut30341 Feb 1945  U-143, U-758, U-3002, U-3007
Oblt. Marbach, Karl-Heinz2437a9 Sep 1941  
Oblt. Markworth, Friedrich263413 Jul 1941  
Oblt. Massmann, Hanns-Ferdinand2436   U-137
Mattke, Willy +3128 Apr 1940  
Kptlt. Maus, August273426 Dec 1942  U-185
Kptlt. Mehl, Waldemar283322 Sep 1942  U-62, U-72, U-371
Kptlt. Mengersen, Ernst293325 Feb 1942  U-18, U-143, U-101, U-607
KrvKpt. Merten, Karl-Friedrich35262 Aug 1941  U-68
Kptlt. Metzler, Jost323212 Apr 1941  U-69
Kptlt. Moehle, Karl-Heinz293017 Oct 1939  U-20
Oblt. Mohr, Johann +24344 May 1941  
Oblt. Müller-Stöckheim, Günther +27344 May 1941  
Ltn. Münster, Helmut2537b27 Jan 1942  
Kptlt. Mützelburg, Rolf +28321 Jul 1941  U-10, U-203
Kptlt. Möhlmann, Helmut28331 Dec 1941  U-143, U-52, U-571

KrvKpt. Neitzel, Karl4123Dec, 1942  U-510
Ltn. Niemeyer, Heinrich31X/39   
Ltn. Niethmann, Otto2238   
Oblt. Nordheimer, Hubert2536   
Oblt. Nölke, Kurt +351939  

Oblt. Opitz, Herbert +2634   U-5, U-206

KrvKpt. Pauckstadt, Hans3526   U-18, U-12, U-30, U-34
Ltn. Peters, Gerhard20XII/39   
Oblt. Petersen, Kurt2536   
Kptlt. Pfeffer, Günther30341 Feb 1945  U-67, U-171, U-170, U-548
Oblt. Pich, Helmuth2734   
Kptlt. Piening, Adolf Cornelius313013 Mar 1942  U-155
Ltn. Poel, Gustav22368 Nov 1939  
KrvKpt. Poske, Hans-Georg Friedrich37232 Apr 1942  U-504
Kptlt. Praetorius, Friedrich-Hermann40341 Feb 1945  U-135
Ltn. Pulst, Günther2337b21 Feb 1942  
Purkhold, Hubertus26   U-30, U-14, U-260

Rasch, Karl-Heinz +30X/387 Oct 1944  U-296
Oblt. Reche, Reinhart25349 Sep 1941  
Kptlt. Rollmann, Wilhelm +322612 Nov 1939  U-34
Kptlt. Rosenbaum, Helmut +27324 Mar 1941  U-2, U-73
Ltn. Rosenberg-Gruszczynski, Hans-Achim von +2337a17 Feb 1941  
Oblt. Rosenstiel, Jürgen von +2833   
Kptlt. Rostin, Erwin + (posthumous)34321 Jul 1942  U-158

Sass, Paul-Heinrich +22X/39   
KrvKpt. Schacht, Harro +34266 Jun 1942  U-507
Schaeffer, Heinz20XII/39   
Kptlt. Schewe, Georg303224 Jan 1940  U-60
Kptlt. Schlippenbach, Egon Reiner Freiherr von273425 Feb 1942  U-121, U-453
Oblt. Schnee, Adalbert253427 Nov 1939  
Oblt. Schonder, Heinrich +29341 Dec 1939  U-53
Oblt. Schramm, Joachim +263624 Jan 1943  
Kptlt. Schrewe, Peter +30341 Feb 1944  U-378, U-591, U-537
Oblt. Schroeteler, Heinrich-Andreas26366 Jul 1942  
Ltn. Schroeter, Horst von2237b25 Aug 1941  
Schubart, Albrecht2636   
Kptlt. Schuhart, Otto302916 Dec 1939  U-8, U-25, U-29
Kptlt. Schulte, Max-Martin2633   U-9, U-13
Kptlt. Schultz, Karl-Otto + (posthumous)30341 Feb 1945  U-34, U-216
Oblt. Schultze, Heinz-Otto +243412 Dec 1939  
Kptlt. Schultze, Herbert303025 Oct 1939  U-2, U-48
Kptlt. Schulz, Georg-Wilhelm333223 Dec 1939  U-10, U-64
Schüler, Wolf-Harald20X/3931 Dec 1941  
Kptlt. Schünemann, Horst31341 Feb 1945  U-62, U-621
Oblt. Schöneboom, Dietrich +2537a12 Feb 1943  U-58, U-431
Kptlt. Seibicke, Günther +303224 Apr 1942  U-436
Ltn. Sieder, Heinz +223816 Nov 1942  
Kptlt. Siemon, Hilmar +29341 Feb 1945  U-334
Oblt. Soden-Fraunhofen, Ulrich Graf von +2735   
Kptlt. Sporn, Wolfgang32341 Feb 1945  U-439
Oblt. Staats, Georg +243528 Aug 1940  
Stahl, Peter-Arthur +2738   
Kptlt. Steinhoff, Friedrich +34341 Feb 1944  U-511
KrvKpt. Stockhausen, Hans-Gerrit von +3326   U-13, U-65
Stoeffler, Otto32XI/39   
Kptlt. Strelow, Siegfried +313115 Apr 1942  U-435
Oblt. Struckmeier, Rolf25352 Oct 1941  
Ltn. Stuckmann, Hermann +21X/3915 May 1942  
Oblt. Suhren, Reinhard233521 Dec 1939  
Säck, Franz32   

Oblt. Teichert, Max-Martin +26347 Jun 1941  
Kptlt. Thomsen, Rolf29363 Jan 1945  U-1202
Kptlt. Thurmann, Karl +322823 Oct 1941  U-553
Oblt. Thäter, Gerhard2536   
Oblt. Tiesenhausen, Hans-Diedrich Freiherr von273426 Feb 1940  
Kptlt. Tillessen, Hans-Rutger30341 Feb 1944  U-516
Oblt. Topp, Erich25347 Nov 1939  
Ltn. Trojer, Hans-Hartwig +233612 Nov 1939  

Ltn. Unterhorst, Ernst-Günther2137b   

Oblt. Varendorff, Amelung von +2835   U-213
Vockel, Jürgen +X/40 0000  

Werner, Herbert A.21XII/3920 Sep 1941  
Ltn. Westphalen, Otto21388 Oct 1941  
Oblt. Wetjen, Eberhard +2635   U-147
Kptlt. Wintermeyer, Max31341 Feb 1945  U-62, U-190
Kptlt. Witt, Hans-Ludwig322923 Aug 1942  U-161, U-129
Oblt. Wohlfarth, Herbert243320 Dec 1939  U-14
Wunderlich, Karl +29II/40   
Kptlt. Würdemann, Erich +283326 Mar 1942  U-506

Zahnow, Günter21X/39   
Zapf, Werner +273613 Jan 1943  
KrvKpt. Zapp, Richard372614 May 1941  U-66
Kptlt. Zetzsche, Hans-Jürgen29341 Feb 1945  U-20, U-8, U-4, U-560, U-591, U-378, U-591
Oblt. Zorn, Rudolf +2437b20 Apr 1942  
Oblt. Zschech, Peter +233631 Dec 1941  
Kptlt. Zurmühlen, Bernhard +333323 Sep 1942  U-600
Ltn. Zwarg, Heinz2337a11 Apr 1941  

398 U-boat Commanders decorated with U-boat War Badge 1939 (U-Boots-Kriegsabzeichen 1939) located.

Legend:
+ Indicates the Officer died in the war.
* Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. In some cases the officer had not taken command his first boat yet or was not even in the U-boat force yet.


Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.

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