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Friday, 6 March 2015

Hans-Georg von Friedeburg

Hans-Georg von Friedeburg

Career:

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

Ranks:
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

Decorations:
Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross 17 January 1945

Commands:
U-27
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.

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