Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Gustav-Adolf Mugler

Gustav-Adolf Mugler


Branch: Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 10 October 1912 in Danzig-Langfuhr, Poland
Died: 5 February 1940 in north Atlantic.

Korvettenkapitän 1 March 1940
Kapitänleutnant 1 October 1939
Oberleutnant zur See 1 January 1937
Leutnant zur See 1 April 1935
Oberfähnrich zur See 1 January 1935
Fähnrich zur See 1 April 1931


U- 41
Takes command on 22 April 1939
Ends command on 5 February 1940

Personal Information:

Gustav-Adolf Mugler was born on 10 October 1912 in Danzig-Langfuhr, Poland and went on to join the Reichsmarine in 1931. He served as watch officer on the U-30. And later Gustav-Adolf Mugler became commander of U-41. The British trawler Creswell he later went on to rescue the survivors and made arrangements for them to be put aboard the Phyllisa. Gustav-Adolf Mugler parting words to Mr George Bull, the skipper of the Creswell were tell Mr Churchill, that the German U-boat men are not a heartless murderers. That you are led to believe.


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