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Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Klaus Scholtz

Klaus Scholtz

Career:

Branch: Reichsmarine / Kriegsmarine
Born: 22 March 1908 in Magdeburg, Germany.
Died: 1 May 1987 in Bad Schwartau, Germany.

Ranks:
Fregattenkapitän 1 July 1944
Korvettenkapitän 1 November 1941
Kapitänleutnant 1 October 1936
Oberleutnant zur See 1 October 1933
Leutnant zur See 1 October 1931
Oberfähnrich zur See
Fähnrich zur See 18 March 1929

Decorations:
Iron Cross 1939
2nd Class
1st Class
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Knight's Cross 26 December 1941
Oak Leaves 10 September 1942

Commands:
G8
Takes command on
Ends command on

G11
Takes command on June 1937
Ends command on April 1939

Jaguar
Takes command on June 1937
Ends command on April 1939

U-108
Takes command on 22 October 1940
Ends command on 14 October 1942

Personal Information:

Klaus Scholtz was born on 22 March 1908 in Magdeburg, Germany and was a serving member of the Kriegsmarine during World War II and managed to attain the rank of Fregattenkapitän and went on to command the following G8, G11, Jaguar and U-108.

Klaus Scholtz joined Reichsmarine as a Seekadett on 1927 and went to the naval school and continued his training on board torpedo boats until he transferred to the U-boat arm.

Klaus Scholtz was given the command of the torpedo boat Jaguar on June 1937 and remained in command until April 1939 and which time he transferred to vet U-boat arm and after four months of training took command of the U-boat U-108 on 20 to October 1940 until 14 October 1942.

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