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Grossi, Enzo

Date of birth:
April 20th, 1908 (San Epigema, Brasil)
Date of death:
August 1st, 1960 (Corato/Bari, Italy)
Nationality:
Italian

Biography

Enzo Grossi commanded during the Second World War the Italian Submarines "Medusa", "Speri" and "Barbarigo". As from September 1943 he commanded the submarine base at Bordeaux.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Capitano di Fregata (Commander)
Unit:
Commandante "Barbarigo"
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
The decoration was revoced beceause he lied over his actions during the Second World War.
Medaglia d'oro al Valore Militare

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