Jürs, Ralf

    Date of birth:
    May 7th, 1919 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
    Date of death:
    October 23rd, 1972
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    August 1st, 1944: Kapitänleutnant.

    Career:
    September 1939 - March 1940: Schlachtschiff "Gneisenau";
    July 1944 - May 1945: Kommandant "U 778";
    ?: POW Camp 18 (POW Nr. B.105678).

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant zur See
    Unit:
    Admiralstabsoffizier, Stab, Aufklärungsgruppe 125 (ASM), Kriegsmarine
    Awarded on:
    June 24th, 1943
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
    Unit:
    Stab, Aufklärungsführer Schwarzes Meer-West, Luftwaffe
    Awarded on:
    June 24th, 1943
    Details:
    Ralf Jürs was awarded the same DKiG by both the Kriegsmarine and the Luftwaffe.
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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