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 date

See this list sorted by last name

Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
1.Becker, Klaus20X/394 Oct 1940  
2.Oblt. (R) Cabolet, Servais353710 Dec 1943  
3.Oblt. Ahlefeld, Hunold von224028 Mar 1945  U-150

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