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Mielitz, Wilhelm

    Date of birth:
    September 30th, 1915
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Career:
    1935-1937: Linienschiff Schleswig-Holstein;
    1937: Segelschulschiff A.L. Schlageter;
    1940: Kreuzer Leipzig;
    1941- 1943: Kreuzer Admiral Hipper;
    1943 -1945: Ubootswaffe (including U 775);
    1945: Panzerjager-Abteilung 135.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Matrosenobergefreiter (Able-bodied Seaman)
    Unit:
    1. Schiffsstammabteilung
    Awarded on:
    July 1st, 1939
    Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberbootsmaat
    Unit:
    Kreuzer "Admiral Hipper"
    Awarded on:
    November 11th, 1942
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberbootsmaat
    Unit:
    Kreuzer "Admiral Hipper"
    Awarded on:
    February 1st, 1943
    Flotten-Kriegsabzeichen

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Yuri Danilushkin
    • Photo: Yuri Danilushkin
    • - W.Mielitz award docs and lebenslauf from Yuri Danilushkin collection

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