The Men of the U-boats

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Kurt Jäckel

Born on 6 Dec 1919 in Lozzöhnen, East Prussia.
Crew VII/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 7 Dec 1991, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-2366


Paul Jacobs

Born on 23 Mar 1915 in Lübeck.
Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1944)
Died on 25 May 1980

Commands:
U-560


Nikolaus von Jacobs

Born on 5 Jan 1913 in St Petersburg, Russia.
Crew 33. Korvettenkapitän (1 Dec 1943)
Died on 8 Dec 1942, south of Iceland.

Commands:
U-611


Bernhard Jaek

Born on 14 Oct 1918 in Zlotnitz, Posen.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 6 Sep 2000, Heiligenhafen, Germany.

Commands:
U-3044


Walter Jäger

Born on 27 May 1897 in Zeuenroda, Thüringen.
Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1944)

Commands:
U-1061


Gunter Jahn

Born on 27 Sep 1910 in Hamburg.
Crew 31. Korvettenkapitän (1 Nov 1943)
Knights Cross winner (30 Apr 1943)
Died on 12 Apr 1992, Krailling, Starnberg, Upper Bavaria.

Commands:
U-596


Walther Jahrmärker

Born on 23 Sep 1917 in Marburg.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1942)
Died on 22 Oct 1942, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-412


Gustav-Adolf Janssen

Born on 9 Apr 1915 in Blankenese, Hamburg.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 15 Nov 1978

Commands:
U-151, U-37, U-103, U-3037


Heinz Jaschke

Born on 16 Jul 1920 in Landau.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 31 Jan 1944, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-592


Johann Jebsen

Born on 21 Apr 1916 in Pellworm.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1942)
Died on 23 Sep 1944, Indian Ocean, Strait of Malacca.

Commands:
U-565, U-859


Hans Jenisch

Born on 19 Oct 1913 in Gerdauen, East Prussia.
Crew 33. Kapitänleutnant (1 Nov 1940)
Knights Cross winner (7 Oct 1940)
Died on 29 Apr 1982, Kiel, Germany.

Commands:
U-32


Karl-Heinrich Jenisch

Born on 20 Apr 1910 in Gerdauen, East Prussia.
Crew 29. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jul 1938)
Died on 27 Mar 1940, Skagerrak.

Commands:
U-22


Kurt Jensen

Born on 23 Feb 1918 in Flensburg.
Crew 37a. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Sep 1941)
Died on 7 Apr 1943, Norwegian Sea.

Commands:
U-644


Karl-Joachim Jenssen

Born on 31 Jul 1920 in Waren, Müritz.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 3 Jun 1944, Norwegian Sea.

Commands:
U-477


Harald Jeppener-Haltenhoff

Born on 20 Sep 1907 in Schaalhof, Mecklenburg.
Crew 33. Korvettenkapitän (1 Sep 1943)
Died on 19 Jun 1984, Wentorf near Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-17, U-24


Hubert Jeschke

Born on 24 Apr 1921 in Neustettin.
Crew X/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1943)
Died on 31 May 1994

Commands:
U-975


Wolf Jeschonnek

Born on 13 Jul 1919 in Liegnitz.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jan 1943)
Died on 18 Mar 2009, Moormerland, Germany.

Commands:
U-607


Ralf von Jessen

Born on 25 Feb 1917 in Kandy, Ceylon.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1942)
Died on 15 May 1943, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-222, U-266


Erwin Jestel

Born on 31 Mar 1923 in Peuker, Habelschwerdt.
Crew 40. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Oct 1944)
Died on 7 Jul 1985

Commands:
U-6, U-1204


Erich Jewinski

Born on 10 Mar 1920 in Friedrichsort, Kiel.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 21 Apr 1945, Kiel.

Commands:
U-46, U-747, U-1192, U-2539


Karl Jobst

Born on 24 Apr 1913 in Stralsund.
Crew 36. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jun 1944)
Died on 4 Jun 1981

Commands:
U-2326


Johann Johann

Born on 4 Sep 1909 in Düsseldorf.
Crew 27/39. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Jul 1943)

Commands:
U-2539


Hans Johannsen

Born on 3 Jun 1910 in Hamburg-Bergedorf.
Crew 35. Oberleutnant zur See (R) (1 Nov 1942)

Commands:
U-569


Alfred John

Born on 5 May 1920 in Altenkirchen, Westerwald.
Crew 38. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1943)
Died on 19 Jan 2000

Commands:
U-828


Günther Jordan

Born on 12 Feb 1919 in Bremen.
Crew 37b. Oberleutnant zur See (1 Apr 1942)
Died on 23 Oct 1943, south-west of Iceland.

Commands:
U-274


Herbert Juli

Born on 8 Jun 1916 in Tientsin, China.
Crew 35. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jun 1942)
Died on 29 Aug 1994

Commands:
U-382


Ottoheinrich Junker

Born on 12 Jul 1905 in Freiburg, Breisgau.
Crew 24. Fregattenkapitän (1 Jun 1943)
Died on 28 Jul 2000

Commands:
U-33, U-532


Ralf Jürs

Born on 7 May 1919 in Hamburg.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Mar 1945)
Died on 23 Oct 1972, Hamburg, Germany.

Commands:
U-778


Harald Jürst

Born on 18 Mar 1913 in Wilhelmshaven.
Crew 32. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1940)
Died on 28 Nov 1940, North Atlantic.

Commands:
U-59, U-104


Paul Just

Born on 24 Dec 1915 in Hamburg.
Crew 36. Kapitänleutnant (1 Aug 1943)
Died on 8 Sep 2000

Commands:
U-6, U-151, U-546


Friedrich Justi

Born on 10 Apr 1919 in Karlsruhe.
Crew 37b. Kapitänleutnant (1 Jan 1945)
Died on 21 Apr 1986

Commands:
U-1170



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