Moehle, Karl-Heinz

Date of birth:
July 31st, 1910 (Norden/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
November 27th, 1996 (Ahrensburg/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl-Heinz Moehle finally reached the rank of Korvettenkapitän.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1939
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 19th, 1939
Magyar Érdemrend Lovagkeresztje
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 2nd, 1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1940
Action:
The submarines led by Lieutenant Frauenheim contributed with ten steamers of 51 000 tons, the submarine of Lieutenant Kretschmer with seven steamers of 45 000 tons, the submarine of Lieutenant Moehle with seven steamers of 44 050 tons, to these successes.
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 24th, 1941
Action:
A submarine under the command of Lieutenant Captain Moehle sank four enemy armed merchant ships with a total of 33,100 GRT. Thus Lieutenant Captain Moehle has sunk 19 enemy merchant ships totaling 111,943 GRT.
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant "U 123"
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1941
Details:
With swords.
Croce Al Valore di Guerra
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1944
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1945
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän (Lieutenant Commander)
Unit:
5. Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Silber

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