4 year Wehrmacht Long Service Award
Dienstauszeichnung 4th class
This award was given for long service in the military. Hitler ordered on 16 March 1936 the institution of the first four classes:
More information on Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wehrmacht_Long_Service_Award.
Decorations ordered by last name
See this list sorted by date
|Commander and rank||Age||Crew||Date||U-boat Command(s) held *|
|Ltn.||Bopst, Eberhard +||23||33||March 1937|
|Karpf, Hans +||35|
2 U-boat Commanders decorated with 4 year Wehrmacht Long Service Award (Dienstauszeichnung 4th class) located.
+ 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.