Maus, August

Date of birth:
February 7th, 1915 (Wuppertal, Germany)
Date of death:
September 28th, 1996 (Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

As a U-boat commander of U-185 August Maus is credited with the sinking of nine ships for a total of 62,761 gross register tons (GRT) and damaging one ship of 6,840 GRT.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant U-185
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1938
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1940
Spanienkreuz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1942
Flotten-Kriegsabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1942
U-boot Kriegsabzeichen (ohne Brillianten)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

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