Fenski, Horst-Arno

    Date of birth:
    November 3rd, 1918 (Königsberg/Eastprussia, Germany)
    Date of death:
    February 10th, 1965 (Hamburg-Wandsbek/Hamburg, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Horst-Arno Fenski became POW on May 4th, 1944 krijgsgevangen when his ship, "U 371" was sunk by U.S.S. Pride, U.S.S. Joseph E. Campbell and H.M.S. Blankney of 3T.49Ü. During 9 operational sails e sunk 9 shipt with a total of 53.649BRT and damaged 3 ships with a total of 9.634BRT.

    Career:
    1937: Reichsmarine;
    ?: I. Wachoffizier "U 752";
    June 16th, 1942 - February 1st, 1943: Kommandant "U 34";
    February 5th, 1943 - Match 11th, 1944: Kommandant "U 410";
    April 5th, 1944 - May 4th, 1944: Kommandant "U 371";
    May 4th, 1944 - May 1946: POW U.S. Forces.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 28th, 1941
    Flotten-Kriegsabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    December 13th, 1942
    U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    March 28th, 1943
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant zur See
    Unit:
    U-410, 29. Unterseebootsflottille, Kriegsmarine
    Awarded on:
    November 26th, 1943
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    February 20th, 1944
    Wehrmachtbericht

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