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Monday, 2 March 2015

Carl-Heinz Birnbacher

Career:

Branch: Kriegsmarine
Born: 26 May 1910 in Villach, Austria.
Died: 5 December 1991 in Villach, Austria.

Ranks:
Korvettenkapitän
Kapitänleutnant
Oberleutnant zur See
Leutnant zur See
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See

Decorations:
Iron Cross 1939
2nd Class 9 April 1940
1st Class 20 April 1940
German Cross in Gold 10 November 1942
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 17 June 1940

Commands:
Z25
Takes command on August 1943
Ends command on November 1943

Z24
Takes command on December 1943
Ends command on August 1944

Personal Information:

Carl-Heinz Birnbacher was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Korvettenkapitän and went on to command the following Z25 and Z24

After World War II he served in the Bundesmarine attaining the rank of Konteradmiral.

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