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Kaden, Wolfgang

Date of birth:
December 5th, 1899 (Leipzig, Germany)
Date of death:
July 9th, 1942 (near Hammerfest, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Wolfgang Kaden was killed on July 9th, 1942 when his ship, "UJ 1110" was sunk near Hammerfest. He was posthumously promoted to Korvettenkapitän der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant, "UJ 116", 11. Unterseebootsjagdflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse

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