Schneider, Herbert (KM U-boot)

Date of birth:
June 25th, 1915 (Nuremberg/Bavaria,Germany)
Date of death:
February 23rd, 1943 (Middle Atlantic Ocean, Southwest of Madeira)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:

08-04-1934 Offiziersanwärter
26-09-1934 Seekadett
01-07-1935 Fähnrich zur See
01-01-1937 Oberfähnrich zur See
01-07-1937 Leutnant zur See
01-04-1939 Oberleutnant zur See
01-04-1942 Kapitänleutnant

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant zur See (Sub-lieutenant)
Unit:
3. Küstenfliegerstaffel, Küstenfliegergruppe 506, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1937
Flugzeugbeobachterabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant zur See (Sub-lieutenant)
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1938
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant U 522, 2. Unterseebootsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
November 21st, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant U 522, 2. Unterseebootsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Käpitanleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandant U 522, 2. Unterseebootsflottille, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1943
Action:
Awarded for sinking 6 ships (with 36944 GRT) and damaging a further 2 (with 12479 GRT).

Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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