Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (entry, Jahrgang 36)
No ships sunk or damaged.
|Born ||12 Sep 1914|| ||Irchwitz, Aubachtal|
|Died ||4 Jun 1945||(30)||Imjuden, Netherlands|
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|1 Jul 1943|| ||Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve|
This man did not actually take official command of a U-boat but he had gone through all the motions (training, experience etc.) of commanding one.
Killed in a motorcycle accident while a member of U-Group Brandi at Ijmuiden, Netherlands (Busch & Röll, 1999).
Patrol info for Rudolf Zipfel
Ships hit by Rudolf Zipfel