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Friday, 13 March 2015

Hans-Joachim Merks

Career:

Branch: Kriegsmarine
Born: 2 February 1917 in Kiel, Germany
Died: 21 June 1961 in Bremen, Germany

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

Decorations:
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 28 May 1945
German Cross in Gold 21 November 1942
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class

Commands:
2. Räumbootsflottille
Takes command on 15 January 1945
Ends command on December 1945

Personal Information:

Hans-Joachim Merks was born in Kiel, Germany on 2 February 1917 and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Kapitänleutnant and went on to command the following 2. Räumbootsflottille.

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