Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve (entry, Jahrgang 36)
|Born||12 Sep 1914||Irchwitz, Aubachtal|
|Died||4 Jun 1945||(30)||Imjuden, Netherlands|
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
This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.
Ships hit by Rudolf Zipfel
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