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Ackermann, Herbert ('U-185')

Date of birth:
December 29th, 1916 (Mühlhausen - Germany)
Date of death:
August 25th, 1943 (U.S.S. Core)
Buried on:
German Submarines Memorial
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Herbert Ackermann died on August 25th, 1943 on board the U.S.S. Core due to the effects of chloride poisening with the sinking of the U 185 at 27°00´N / 37°06´W. on this occasion 29 men of the crew were killed and 22 survived.
Crew 37 a
03.04.1937: entered the Kriegsmarine as Offizieranwärter
served onboard Zerstörer Z-8 'BRUNO HEINEMANN'
1943: Oberleutnant - Leitender Ingenieur - Uboot U-185

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See
Unit:
Leitender Ingenieur "U 185" / 4.Unterseeboots-Flottille
Awarded on:
August 29th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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