Kapitänleutnant (Crew 37b)
|Born||5 Apr 1919||Kassel|
|Died||16 Dec 2002||(83)||Murnau, Bavaria, Germany|
|U-38||5 Jan 1943||22 Aug 1943||No war patrols|
Helmut Laubert served aboard the light cruiser Nürnberg before joining the U-boat arm in April 1940. He joined U-125 in Jan 1941 as IIWO (2nd Watch Officer) and was later promoted IWO (1st Watch Officer). He served on her during the Operation Drumbeat mission of Jan 1942.U-38 was retired from active service as a school boat, and following his only command Oblt. Laubert served in the 1.ULD (U-boots Lehrdivision, training division) at Pillau.
Kptlt. Laubert was a POW until 10 May 1946.
Patrol info for Helmut Laubert
This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.
About ranks and decorations
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