Blockade runner badge

Kriegsabzeichen für Blockadebrecher

Blockade runner badge

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

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Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
Ltn. Bach, Helmut353916 Feb 1942  
Block, Helmut +273812 Mar 1943  
Buhse, Heinz +26X/3912 Mar 1943  

Emmrich, Heinz28411942  

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.

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