Wound Badge in Black
Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz
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 rank||Age||Crew||Date||U-boat Command(s) held *|
|1.||Becker, Klaus||20||X/39||4 Oct 1940|
|2.||Oblt. (R)||Cabolet, Servais||35||37||10 Dec 1943|
|3.||Oblt.||Ahlefeld, Hunold von||22||40||28 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.