Hess, Hans-Georg

Date of birth:
May 6th, 1923 (Berlin-Dahlem/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
March 29th, 2008 (Wunstorf-Idensen/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Bootsmannsmaat
Awarded on:
August 1941
Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch-, U-Boots-, Jagd- und Sicherungsverbände
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Bootsmannsmaat
Awarded on:
September 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant zur See
Awarded on:
July 1943
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See
Unit:
Kommandant U-995
Awarded on:
November 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandant U-995
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • Photo: Sammlung Beyerlein
  • - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Axis History Forum
    - Obituary from Beyerlein-Collection
    - deutsche-marinesoldaten.de

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