Rogge, Bernhard

Date of birth:
November 4th, 1899 (Schleswig/Schleswig, Germany)
Date of death:
June 29th, 1982 (Hamburg-Reinbek/Lower Saxony, Duitsland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See (Captain at Sea)
Unit:
Kommandant Hilfskreuzer "Atlantis" (Schiff 16 / Handelsstörkreuzer 2)
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1940
Action:
Awarded for sinking/capturing 13 enemy merchant ships (with 94000 GRT) as commander of the auxiliary cruiser "Atlantis".
Details:
48th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1941
Medaglia de bronzo al Valore
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See (Captain at Sea)
Unit:
Kommandant Hilfskreuzer "Atlantis" (Schiff 16 / Handelsstörkreuzer 2)
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1941
Action:
Awarded for having sunk/captured a grand total of 22 merchant ships with 145697 GRT as commander of the auxiliary cruiser "Atlantis". By this time he had travelled 110000 nautical miles over the course of 655 days with this ship.
Details:
45th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See (Captain at Sea)
Unit:
Kommandant Hilfskreuzer "Atlantis" (Schiff 16 / Handelsstörkreuzer 2)
Awarded on:
January 1942
Kriegsabzeichen für Hilfskreuzer mit Brillianten
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 7th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1962

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