Rolf Rüdiger Bensel

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 40)

No ships sunk or damaged.

Born  12 Jun 1923 Ratibor, Upper Silesia

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23 Sep 1940 Offiziersanwärter
1 Aug 1941 Fähnrich zur See
1 Jul 1942 Oberfähnrich zur See
1 Apr 1943 Leutnant zur See
1 Oct 1944 Oberleutnant zur See


1941 Minesweeper War Badge
29 Dec 1941 Iron Cross 2nd Class
6 Apr 1942 U-boat War Badge 1939
1943 Iron Cross 1st Class
1944 U-boat Front Clasp
1945 U-boat Front Clasp in Silver

U-boat Commands

U-120 15 Sep 1944 5 May 1945   No war patrols 

Patrol info for Rolf Rüdiger Bensel

This commander did not go out on patrols with his boats.

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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