Decorations

Wound Badge in Black

Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz



Wound Badge in Black

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. Ahlefeld, Hunold224028 Mar 1945  U-150

Becker, Klaus20X/394 Oct 1940  

Oblt. (R) Cabolet, Servais35X/3710 Dec 1943  

3 U-boat Commanders decorated with Wound Badge in Black (Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz) 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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