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Re: U-444
Posted by: Jan7 ()
Date: July 30, 2010 01:35PM

Anonymous User Wrote:
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> Dear all,
>
> i am an English historian who is desperately
> trying to ascertain details concerning my late
> father.
>
> Apparently, as a young Kreigsmarine corporal, he
> was assigned the role of cook on board the U444,
> which left Kiel and was blown up in the Pacific.
> He was later taken to Texas by the Americans and
> then Waterloo, Belgium, before serving time as a
> prisoner of war in East Yorkshire, England.
>
> However, events don't seem to follow my father's
> recollections.....? His name was Werner Schwalbe,
> and he does not appear to have been listed in the
> crew who perished, let alone the four survivors!
>
> Understandibly, i would be most grateful for
> anything that you can supply me with in terms of
> information.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mark

Dear Mark:

I search your father in [www.ubootwaffe.net] without results.

Search results for Schwalbe
Found 6 matches

Name Rank Born Died Notes
[+ indicates died while crew of boat]
Schwalbe Alois OMasch 16.06.1916 16.04.1944 U-550+ lost E.of New York
Schwalbe Heinz MaschMt 26.11.1921 20.08.1943 U-197+
Schwalbe Hermann Matrose 09.10.1920 15.10.1940 lost Norway
Schwalbe Horst U-409 Schwalbe Kurt ObGfr 17.01.1925 05.07.1944 U-390+ lost English Channel
Schwalbe Otto OMaat 10.07.1896 07.08.1943 birthplace Tschichetzig lost Concarneau France

Do you put in contact with Herr Horst Bredow in Cuxhaven? Here is the link: [uboat.net]

Do you put in contact with Jak P. Mallmann Showell?

This Forum I think that help you in your enquiries [www.ww2talk.com]

I wish to you my best wishes. my friend.



Jan.

73 y buenos DX de Jan7

La llave de la libertad es la sabiduria. El cerrojo de la esclavitud la ignorancia


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