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Aschmann, Frank (Kriegsmarine)

Date of birth:
November 28th, 1891 (Tilsit - Germany)
Date of death:
1968
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Career:
Crew of 1910
1914-1918: Oberleutnant zur See
04.1938-06.1941: Ober Kommando der Marine - OKM
1940: Fregattenkapitän : "a precondition for the realisation of all our plans and hopes is the successful ending of the present war for which for Germany there can be only one 'Ceterum censeo' : 'Britanniam esse delendum'."
08.-11.1941: Naval liaison officer - Commandier in Chief - Serbia
07.-09.1942: Chef - Deutsches Marinekommando Nordafrika - Marsa Matruk and Tobruk
09.-10.1942: IV Chief of Staff - German Navy command - Italy
10.-11.1942: hospitalized in Berlin
11.1942-.02.1943: Navy liaison officer - Commander in Chief South
02.-11.1943: hospitalized in Berlin and Bad Neuheim
12.1943-01.1944: Course leader - Coast Artillery School
06.-11.-1944: Kommandant Seeverteidigung Südholland - Seekommandant Südholland
1945: Kommandant - Seeverteidigung Nordfriesland - Seekommandant Nordfriesland - Husum

Promotions:
Fregattenkapitän
01.08.1941: Kapitän zur See

His second son was Oberleutnant zur See Frank Aschmann (crew 10/1938), born 29.1.1921 in Berlin and 1st Watch Officer on U-boot U-604 KIA when she sunk 31.7.1943 in South Atlantic.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See (Captain Royal Navy)
Unit:
Seekommandant Südholland
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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