Rohweder, Hellmut

Date of birth:
January 17th, 1914 (Hagen/Western Phalia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 9th, 2008 (Flintbek-Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Hellmut Rohweder finally reched the rank of Korvettenkapitän during the Second World War and served after the war with the Bundeswehr, where he finally reached the rank of Kapitän zur See.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant (Ing.)
Unit:
Leitender Ingenieur U 514 / 10.Unterseebootflottille
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant (Ing.)
Unit:
L.I U 69 /L.I U 514
Awarded on:
November 14th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 8th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 2nd, 1940
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1944
U-Boots-Frontspange in Bronze

Sources

  • Photo 1: GMIC
  • Photo: Grodon Williamson Gentlemen’s Military Interest Club
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Gentlemen’s Military Interest Club
    - Axis History Forum

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