Oberleutnant zur See
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||13 Oct 1915|| ||Hoyerswerda|
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|1 Jan 1944|| ||Leutnant zur See Kr.O|
|1 Jan 1945|| ||Oberleutnant zur See|
|U-2351 ||30 Dec 1944 ||5 May 1945 || No war patrols |
Werner Brückner, possibly promoted to officer status during the war, did not belong to Crew 34. He may have been belatedly attached to the Crew for administrative purposes by the Navy’s personnel office, but he did not share the common training experience of the Crew’s regular members nor did he participate in any Crew events, such as reunions after the war (Rust, 2009).
Rust, E. (2009) E-mail correspondence. Author of Naval Officers under Hitler.
Patrol info for Werner Brückner
This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.
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