Berthold Schad von Mittelbiberach

Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (Crew 36)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  1 Sep 1916 Bensheim, Hesse
Died  26 Dec 1944(28)Baltic Sea

Kriegsmarine crew book photo


3 Apr 1936 Offiziersanwärter
10 Sep 1936 Seekadett
1 May 1937 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1938 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Sep 1943 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve


U-boat Commands

U-2342 1 Nov 1944 26 Dec 1944  (+)  No war patrols 

Crew of 1936

Berthold Schad von Mittelbiberach was one of the Kriegsmarine's famous Olympia Crew. This Crew chose the Olympic rings as their symbol (the 1936 Olympic games were held in Berlin). It was the largest Crew, and produced more U-boat commanders than any other – of the 164 who 'graduated', 140 took command during the war.

Patrol info for Berthold Schad von Mittelbiberach

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

About ranks and decorations
Ranks shown in italics are our database inserts based on the rank dates of his crew comrades. The officers of each crew would normally have progressed through the lower ranks at the same rate.

Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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