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Schonder, Georg-Heinrich "Hein"

Date of birth:
July 23rd, 1910 (Erfurt, Germany)
Date of death:
June 28th, 1943 (Atlantic Ocean, Southwest of Iceland)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Died on 28th June 1943 as Kommandant "U 200". Was posthumously promoted to Korvettenkapitän.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Medaglia de bronzo al Valore
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant
Unit:
Kommandant "U 77"
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1942
Awarded for sinking 15 ships (with 29368 GRT) that included the British destroyer HMS Grove, as well as damaging a further 2 ships (with 1845 GRT) of which one was another British destroyer.

Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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