Müller, Albert (KM-Schnellboot)

Date of birth:
April 3rd, 1913 (Beesenstedt, Germany)
Date of death:
April 3rd, 2005 (Dahn, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1942
Medaglia de bronzo al Valore
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See (1st Lieutenant at Sea)
Unit:
ständiger stellvertretender Flottillenchef und Kommandant Schnellboot "S 59" / 3.Schnellbootsflottille
Awarded on:
November 21st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Kommandant, S-Begleitschiff “Hermann von Wissmann” / 3.Schnellbootsflottille
Awarded on:
December 13th, 1943
Action:
Awarded for his successes as an S-Boat commander. As the captain of S 59 he participated in approximately 85 sorties, during which he sank 6 ships with 30000 GRT and 2 destroyers. Later, as the acting Flottille commander, he sank a further 2 destroyers, 2 large landing craft and shot down an aircraft.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 8th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr des Memellandes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1971
Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

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