Rasch, Hermann

Date of birth:
August 26th, 1914 (Wilhelmshaven/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
June 10th, 1974 (Hamburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See
Awarded on:
July 11th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant U-106
Awarded on:
December 29th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for sinking 12 ships (with 78553 GRT) and damaging a further 2 ships (with 12885 GRT) as commander of U-106.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1939
Spanienkreuz, Bronze
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1938
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1942
Action:
On the east coast of North America sank German submarines six enemy merchant vessels with a total of 30,000 GRT. Thereby particularly distinguished itself the submarine of Captain Lieutenant Rasch.
Wehrmachtbericht

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