Decorations

Wound Badge in Silver

Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber



Wound Badge in Silver

Awarded to those wounded in action. Three grades existed, black for those wounded once or twice, silver (3 or 4 seperate injuries) and gold (5 or 6 seperate injuries).

Silver and Gold could also be awarded for more serious injuries (brain damage, loss of a limb or such.)

Decorations ordered by last name

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Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
Oblt. Ballert, Sarto +2537b2 Oct 1942  
Oblt. Bode, Thilo24361943  
Kptlt. Bruns, Heinrich +2831Sep 1940  
Budzyn, Sigmund27V/41Jun 1943  

Kptlt. Cremer, Peter-Erich313211 Nov 1942  U-152, U-333

Oblt. Damerow, Wolf-Dietrich +2437b1943  

Kptlt. Zetzsche, Hans-J├╝rgen273411 Nov 1942  U-20, U-8, U-4, U-560, U-591, U-378

7 U-boat Commanders decorated with Wound Badge in Silver (Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber) located.

Legend:
+ Indicates the Officer died in the war.
* Commands held indicates the U-boat commands held by this officer before award date. In some cases the officer had not taken command his first boat yet or was not even in the U-boat force yet.


Note: This listing is still being compiled and some recipients might be missing.

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