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Wünning, Joachim

Date of birth:
April 1st, 1898 (Kleinhelmsdorf, Germany)
Date of death:
September 22nd, 1944 (Samos, Greece)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandant des Minnenschiffes "DRACHE" und der 21.Unterseebootsjagdflottille
Awarded on:
January 7th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän der Reserve (Lieutenant-Commander of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandant des Minnenschiffes "DRACHE" und der 21.Unterseebootsjagdflottille
Awarded on:
October 22nd, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1936
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 2nd, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 27th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 7th, 1941
Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch-, U-Boots-, Jagd- und Sicherungsverbände
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1941
Kriegsabzeichen für Hilfskreuzer

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Dörr M., Einer von Dreiunddreissig, Internationales Militaira Magazine Nr 124, september-oktober 2006, Heinz Nickel Buchbetrieb, Zweibrücken
    - Ehrentafel der Deutschen Kriegsmarine dd 18-11-1944