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Frisius, Friedrich

Date of birth:
January 17th, 1895 (Bad Salzuflen/Lippe, Germany)
Date of death:
August 30th, 1970 (Lingen an der Ems/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Friedrich Frisius served as Seekommandant Boulogne, Kommandant der Seeverteidigung Pas de Calais and Festungskommandant von DŁnkirchen. He was British POW from May 9th, 1945 until October 6th, 1947. He finally reached the rank of Vizeadmiral.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Konteradmiral (Commodore)
Unit:
Kommandant der Seeverteidigung Pas de Calais
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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