Metzler, Jost

Date of birth:
February 26th, 1909 (Altshausen/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
September 29th, 1975 (Bavendorf-Ravensburg/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Jost Metzler serverd as Komandant aboard the "U 69" and the "U 847. He sailed a total of 4 operations in which he sank 11 ships with a total of 56.318 BRT.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
December 21st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant U-69
Awarded on:
March 2nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant U-69
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1941
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant "U 69"
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938

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