The Men of the U-boats

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Heinz-Eugen Eberbach

Born on 2 Jul 1921 in Esslingen, Neckar.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 20 Nov 1982

Commands:
U-967, U-230


Otto Eberlein

Born on 15 Nov 1913 in Pirmasens, Pfalz.
Crew I/38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 9 Jan 1945, British Isles.

Commands:
U-1020


Hans-Joachim Ebersbach

Born on 17 Oct 1918 in Ehrenfriedensdorf, Saxony.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 8 Sep 2005, München, Germany.

Commands:
U-975


Eberhard Ebert

Born on 27 Jun 1907 in Nagasaki, Japan.
Crew IX/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1943)

Commands:
U-1201, U-3010


Jürgen Ebert

Born on 25 Sep 1916 in Osterburg, Altmark.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1944)
Died on 24 Feb 1945, British Isles.

Commands:
U-927


Heinz-Wilhelm Eck

Born on 27 Mar 1916 in Hamburg.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Dec 1941)
Died on 30 Nov 1945, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-852


Kurt Eckel

Born on 16 May 1921 in Vienna.
Crew XII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Dec 1943)

Commands:
U-2325


Heinz Eckelmann

Born on 24 Jul 1916 in Hamburg.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 5 Apr 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-635


Hans Eckermann

Born on 30 May 1905 in Berlin-Schöneberg.
Crew 25. Fregattenkapitän (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 30 Mar 1985, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-20, UA


Hermann Eckhardt

Born on 15 Jun 1916 in Aachen.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1943)
Died on 11 Mar 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-28, U-432


Ernst Edelhoff

Born on 13 Oct 1917 in Lübeck.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1943)

Commands:
U-324


Walther Ehrhardt

Born on 23 Dec 1919 in Ravensburg, Württemberg.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 3 Mar 2011

Commands:
U-1016, U-637


Heinz Ehrich

Born on 15 Sep 1919 in Wissen, Sieg.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 14 Jun 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-334


Kurt Eichmann

Born on 11 Oct 1917 in Mühlheim, Ruhr.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 15 Nov 1942, Gibraltar.

Commands:
U-151, U-98


Alfred Eick

Born on 9 Mar 1916 in Essen.
Crew 37a. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1944)
Knights Cross winner (31 Mar 1944)
Died on 12 Apr 2015, Bielefeld, Germany.

Commands:
U-510


Wolfgang von Eickstedt

Born on 1 Dec 1915 in Stettin.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 5 Apr 1988

Commands:
U-668


Wilhelm Eisele

Born on 16 Mar 1907 in Binau, Baden.
Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)

Commands:
U-57, U-78, U-1103


Horst Elfe

Born on 23 Apr 1917 in Allenstein, East Prussia.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 20 Jul 2008, Berlin, Germany.

Commands:
U-139, U-93


Hermann Ellerlage

Born on 3 Feb 1913 in Renslage über Bersenbrück, Hannover.
Crew VIII/40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1944)
Died on 17 Oct 1982

Commands:
U-2344


Helmut Ellmenreich

Born on 16 Jul 1913 in Kassel.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1942)
Died on 5 Jul 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-535


Josef Elsinghorst

Born on 26 Aug 1916 in Bocholt, Westphalia.
Crew IV/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 22 Jun 2006, Bocholt, Germany.

Commands:
U-822


Bernhard Emde

Born on 6 Dec 1917 in Bremen.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 10 Apr 1996

Commands:
U-248, U-299


Carl Emmermann

Born on 6 Mar 1915 in Hamburg.
Crew 34. Korvettenkapitän (1 Dec 1944)
Knights Cross winner (27 Nov 1942)
Died on 25 Mar 1990, Ahrensburg near Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-172, U-3037


Heinz Emmrich

Born on 19 Jan 1913 in Chemnitz.
Crew 41. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Mar 1944)
Died on 3 Jan 1987, Hamburg-Eidelstedt, Germany.

Commands:
U-320


Siegfried Endler

Born on 14 Apr 1915 in Crossen, Brandenburg.
Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1943)

Commands:
U-4711


Engelbert Endrass

Born on 2 Mar 1911 in Bamberg.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 May 1941)
Knights Cross winner (5 Sep 1940)
Died on 21 Dec 1941, Northeast of Azores.

Commands:
U-46, U-567


Hans-Adolf Engel

Born on 16 Aug 1915 in Rüstringen.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 19 Mar 1983, Germany.

Commands:
U-273


Herbert Engel

Born on 29 Jun 1912 in Hamburg.
Crew VII/39. Kapitänleutnant (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 4 Jan 1991

Commands:
U-666, U-228


Kurt-Eduard Engelmann

Born on 8 Apr 1903 in Neisse-Oberneuland, Upper Silesia.
Crew 23. Fregattenkapitän (15 Mar 1943)
Died on 13 Mar 1943, Bay of Biscay.

Commands:
U-163


Dietrich Epp

Born on 9 Aug 1917 in Leipzig.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 19 Sep 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-62, U-341


Günter Eppen

Born on 27 Aug 1912 in Winsen, Lühe.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1941)
Died on 31 Jan 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-519


Dieter Erdmann

Born on 11 Apr 1920 in Görlitz.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 21 Dec 1996, Rheinbach, Germany.

Commands:
U-555, U-904


Hans-Joachim Ernst

Born on 17 Aug 1918 in Halle, Saale.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 2002, Oldenburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-1022


Dietrich von der Esch

Born on 31 Jan 1915 in Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Crew 34. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 29 Sep 1944, South Atlantic.

Commands:
U-586, U-606, U-863


Klaus Euler

Born on 21 Jan 1919 in Hannover.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 16 Jan 1969, Bederkesa, Germany.

Commands:
U-1162


Klaus Ewerth

Born on 28 Mar 1907 in Angerburg, East Prussia.
Crew 25. Kapitän zur See (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 20 Dec 1943, Central Atlantic.

Commands:
U-1, U-35, U-36, U-26, U-850


Hans Ey

Born on 19 Jun 1916 in Hannover.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1942)

Commands:
U-433



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