Decorations

Knights Cross with Oak Leaves, Crossed Swords and Diamonds

Eichenlaub mit Schwertern und Brillanten zum Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuz



Knights Cross with Oak Leaves, Crossed Swords and Diamonds

Introduced at the same time as the Oak Leaves and Crossed Swords and again presented for yet further acts of bravery. Only 27 received this award, 2 of which went to the Kriegsmarine and both to U-boat commanders.

See the history and overview of the Knights Cross

Decorations ordered by last name

See this list sorted by date


Commander and rankAgeCrewDate  U-boat Command(s) held *
KrvKpt. Brandi, Albrecht303524 Nov 1944  U-617, U-380, U-967

KrvKpt. L├╝th, Wolfgang +29339 Aug 1943  U-13, U-9, U-138, U-43, U-181

2 U-boat Commanders decorated with Knights Cross with Oak Leaves, Crossed Swords and Diamonds (Eichenlaub mit Schwertern und Brillanten zum Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuz) 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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