Pieper, Karl

Date of birth:
June 2nd, 1920 (Hameln an der Weser)
Date of death:
February 27th, 1997 (Buchholz i. d. Nordheide)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Career:
June 25th, 1942 - September 15th, 1943: U 508;
November 1st, 1943: 1. Unterseeboots-Ausbildungs-Abteilung, Plön.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 1940
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 1940
Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr des Memellandes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberbootsmannsmaat
Unit:
seemännischer Unteroffizier auf einem U-Boot
Awarded on:
October 8th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1944
U-Boots-Frontspange in Bronze

Sources

  • Photo 1: Ian Jewison
  • Photo: Ian Jewison
  • - Soldbuch (Ian Jewison)

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