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Monday, 2 March 2015

Friedrich Böhme

Career:

Branch: Kriegsmarine
Born: 8 May 1899 in Varel, Oldenburg.
Died: 21 September 1984 in Glücksburg

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

Decorations:
Iron Cross 1914
2nd Class
Cross of Honor
Destroyer War Badge
Clasp to the Iron Cross 1939
2nd Class 12 January 1940
Iron Cross 1939
1st Class 3 June 1940
Wound Badge 1939
Narvik Shield
German Cross in Gold on 25 March 1942
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 26 August 1944

Commands:
Jaguar
Takes command on October 1933
Ends command on September 1935

Anton Schmitt
Takes command on September 1939
Ends command on April 1940

Z23
Takes command on September 1940
Ends command on May 1942

Personal Information:

Friedrich Böhme was born on 8 May 1899 in Varel, Oldenburg and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Kapitän zur See and went on to command the following Jaguar, Anton Schmitt and Z23.

Friedrich Böhme was captured by American troops in 1945 and was handed over to British forces. He was released in 1948.

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