Friday, 6 March 2015

Hans-Georg von Friedeburg

Hans-Georg von Friedeburg


Branch: Kaiserliche Marine / Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 15 July 1895 in Straßburg.
Died: 23 May 1945 in Flensburg-Mürwik.

Generaladmiral 1 May 1945
Admiral 1 April 1943
Vizeadmiral 1 February 1943
Konteradmiral 1 September 1942
Kapitän zur See 1 January 1939
Fregattenkapitän 1 January 1937
Korvettenkapitän 1 April 1933
Kapitänleutnant 1 July 1925
Oberleutnant zur See 28 September 1920
Leutnant zur See 13 July 1916
Fähnrich zur See 23 December 1914

Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross 17 January 1945

Takes command on 6 June 1939
Ends command on 8 Jul 1939

Personal Information:

Hans-Georg von Friedeburg was born on 15 July 1895 in Straßburg and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Generaladmiral and went on to command the following U-27.

Hans-Georg von Friedeburg joined Kaiserliche Marine as a Seekadett on 1 April 1914 and attended basic naval training and continued his training on board heavy cruiser Hansa during this time, he was promoted to the rank of Fähnrich zur See.


Other: Personnel


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