Hans Falke

Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  7 Jan 1920 Witten, Stockum
Died  27 Feb 1945(25)North Sea, NW of Bergen

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1 Nov 1937 Rekrut
 Bootsmann Waffen
1 Jul 1940 Leutnant Waffen (R)
1 Sep 1942 Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve


1940 Iron Cross 2nd Class
1941 Minesweeper War Badge
9 Sep 1941 Iron Cross 1st Class

U-boat Commands

U-1279 5 Jul 1944 27 Feb 1945  (+)  1 patrol (30 days) 

Patrol info for Hans Falke

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-1279 20 Jan 1945  Kiel  23 Jan 1945  Horten   4 days
2. U-1279 29 Jan 1945  Horten  27 Feb 1945  Sunk  Patrol 1,30 days

About ranks and decorations
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Media links

German U-boat Commanders of World War II

Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim

Listing of all U-boat commanders

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