Blockade runner badge
Kriegsabzeichen für Blockadebrecher
The medal was instituted on 1 April 1941 as reward for men who attempted or managed to break the Allied sea blockade.
Decorations ordered by last name
See this list sorted by date
|Commander and rank||Age||Crew||Date||U-boat Command(s) held *|
|Ltn.||Bach, Helmut||35||IX/39||16 Feb 1942|
|Ltn.||Block, Helmut +||27||38||12 Mar 1943|
|Ltn.||Buhse, Heinz +||26||X/39||12 Mar 1943|
4 U-boat Commanders decorated with Blockade runner badge (Kriegsabzeichen für Blockadebrecher) 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.