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Hellmann, Paul

Date of birth:
March 13th, 1889 (Forsthaus Zehnebeck-Angermünde/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 19th, 1964 (Hamburg/Lowersaxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1st September 1944: Fähnrich zur See der Reserve;
1st November 1944: Leutnant zur See der Reserve;
1945: Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve.

Career:
1911 - 1912: Kaiserlichen Marine;
1914 - 1919: 4.Offizier, Hapag, Canada;
1923: Handelsschiffoffizier;
December 1941 - December 1943: Kapitän Blockadebrecher "Osorno";
1st July 1944 - September 1944: Kriegsmarine, Offizierslehrgang.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän der Handelsmarine
Unit:
Kapitän Blockadebrecher "Osorno"
Awarded on:
1942
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän der Handelsmarine
Unit:
Kapitän Blockadebrecher "Osorno"
Awarded on:
1942
Abzeichen Für Blockadebrecher
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän der Handelsmarine
Unit:
Kapitän Blockadebrecher "Osorno"
Awarded on:
1942
Kriegsverdienstwimpel
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän der Handelsmarine
Unit:
Kapitän Blockadebrecher "Osorno"
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän der Handelsmarine
Unit:
Kapitän Blockadebrecher "Osorno"
Awarded on:
December 31st, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän der Handelsmarine
Unit:
Kapitän Blockadebrecher "Osorno"
Awarded on:
January 6th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Walter Knur
  • - 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
    - Marine Soldaten

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