Kriegsmarine articles on Wikipedia
Kriegsmarine
the Austro-Hungarian kaiserliche und konigliche Kriegsmarine, see Austro-Hungarian Navy. The Kriegsmarine (German pronun­cia­tion: [ˈkʁiːksmaˌʁiːnə], War
Apr 17th 2017



Flag officers of the Kriegsmarine
expanding it. Flag officers of the Kriegsmarine were the leadership of the German Navy (known then as the "Kriegsmarine") from 1935 to 1945. Most flag officers
Mar 31st 2017



Uniforms and insignia of the Kriegsmarine
Kriegsmarine The Kriegsmarine was the navy of Nazi Germany prior to and during World War II. Kriegsmarine uniform design followed that of the preexisting Reichsmarine
Feb 22nd 2017



List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients of the Kriegsmarine
shortly after World War II, 318 German sailors and servicemen of the Kriegsmarine received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Of these, 316 presentations
Feb 17th 2017



Organization of the Kriegsmarine
The Organization of the Kriegsmarine refers to the operational and administrative structure of the German Navy from 1935 to 1945. Many of the organizational
Apr 13th 2017



Oberkommando der Marine
Command and the highest administrative and command authority of the Kriegsmarine. It was officially formed from the Marineleitung ("Naval Command") of
Feb 15th 2017



Fleet commander (Kriegsmarine)
Fleet commander of the Kriegsmarine (Flottenchef) was the highest ranked administrative officer in the organization of the Kriegsmarine, and served as a member
Feb 15th 2017



Naval regions and districts of the Kriegsmarine
districts of the Kriegsmarine were the official shore establishment of the German Navy during the Second World War. The Kriegsmarine shore establishment
Apr 17th 2017



Awards and decorations of the Kriegsmarine
Awards and decorations of the Kriegsmarine consisted of a series of war badges as well as a series of naval combat clasps; these awards were considered
Feb 13th 2017



Minesweeper flotilla (Kriegsmarine)
Minesweeper flotillas of the Kriegsmarine were administrative units grouping German minesweepers together. There were three types of minesweeper flotillas
Apr 14th 2017



Surface flotillas of the Kriegsmarine
Surface flotillas of the Kriegsmarine were organizational groupings of German naval vessels during World War II based on class of vessel and geographical
Apr 14th 2017



List of Kriegsmarine ships
The list of Kriegsmarine ships includes all ships commissioned into the Kriegsmarine, the navy of Nazi Germany, during its existence from 1935 to the conclusion
Apr 5th 2017



Austro-Hungarian Navy
German was kaiserliche und konigliche Kriegsmarine (Imperial and Royal War Navy), abbreviated as k.u.k. Kriegsmarine, and in Hungarian Csaszari es Kiralyi
Mar 22nd 2017



Konteradmiral
(Kaiserliche-MarineKaiserliche Marine), the Kriegsmarine">Nazi Kriegsmarine, the East German Volksmarine and the Austro-K Hungarian K.u.K. Kriegsmarine, Konteradmiral was an OF-6 one-star
Mar 8th 2017



Vizeadmiral
naval forces, e.g. Kaiserliche-MarineKaiserliche Marine, KriegsmarineKriegsmarine, Volksmarine, and the Austro-K Hungarian K.u.K. KriegsmarineKriegsmarine, Vizeadmiral was an OF-7 two-star flag
Dec 4th 2016



Kommodore
This article is about the German Nazi Kriegsmarine rank Kommodore (OF-5a), equivalent to Kapitan zur See (OF-5b). It should not be confused with the more
Dec 4th 2016



Admiral (Germany)
g. Imperial German Navy, Reichsmarine, KriegsmarineKriegsmarine, Volksmarine, and the Austro-K Hungarian K.u.K. KriegsmarineKriegsmarine, Admiral was an OF-8 three-star flag officer
Apr 20th 2017



Korvettenkapitän
article Ranks of the Kriegsmarine-------------In">Volksmarine Nazi Kriegsmarine In the Imperial German Navy and Kriegsmarine the "Korvettenkapitan" was the lowest officer
Dec 10th 2016



Fregattenkapitän
main article Ranks of the Kriegsmarine-------------In">Volksmarine Kriegsmarine In the Imperial German Navy and Kriegsmarine the "Fregattenkapitan" was the middle officer
Dec 10th 2016



Grand admiral
Army. InsigniaInsignia of a Kriegsmarine-GroSsadmiralKriegsmarine GroSsadmiral until 1945 In the Imperial German Navy, and later in the Kriegsmarine, the rank GroSsadmiral
Dec 28th 2016



Wilhelm Meendsen-Bohlken
Meendsen-Bohlken (25 June 1897 – 20 August 1985) was a Vizeadmiral with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the
Mar 20th 2017



List of German Federal Navy ships
Kriegsmarine-S">Former Kriegsmarine S-boat fast attack craft UW10 (former Kriegsmarine-S-130Kriegsmarine S 130) 1957–1993 UW11 (former Kriegsmarine-S-208Kriegsmarine S 208 1957–1964 S116 (Kriegsmarine name
Aug 11th 2016



Destroyer War Badge
awarded to officers and crew for service on Kriegsmarine destroyers. It was also awarded to the crews of Kriegsmarine torpedo boats and fast attack craft until
Dec 22nd 2015



Gerhard von Kamptz
Gerhard von Kamptz (27 December 1902 – 16 May 1998) was an officer in the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany during World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross
Dec 30th 2016



Captain at sea
strips formed 40 % rings. Kriegsmarine-------------Main">Nazi Kriegsmarine Main article: Uniforms and insignia of the Kriegsmarine § Commissioned Officer ranks In the
Dec 4th 2016



Oberleutnant zur See
Oberleutnant zur SeeSee (OLt zS or S OLZS in the German-NavyGerman Navy, Oblt.z.S. in the Kriegsmarine) is traditionally the first and highest Lieutenant grade in the German
Oct 20th 2015



General admiral
and insignia of the Kriegsmarine § Commissioned Officer ranks World War II Kriegsmarine In the German Kriegsmarine of the Second World
Jan 10th 2017



Commander of Liners
Linienschiffe) was a naval command of the Reichsmarine, as well as briefly the Kriegsmarine, from 1930 through 1936. The commander of liners was an administrative
Mar 18th 2017



Jan van Amstel-class minesweeper
September 1939. Pieter Florisz : Commissioned 1937. Scuttled 14 May 1940. Kriegsmarine 1940–1945. Recommissioned 1946. Struck 1961. Sold for scrap. Jan van
Jun 6th 2016



R boat
German) were a group of small naval vessels built as minesweepers for the Kriegsmarine (German navy) before and during the Second World War. They were used
Mar 24th 2017



List of ship decommissionings in 1941
chronological list of all ships decommissioned in 1941. WBS 8 August WriedtKriegsmarine): The weather ship was captured by HMS MalvernianRoyal Navy). HMS Philomel
Jan 17th 2016



Friedrich Wunderlich
Wunderlich (13 August 1891 – 27 March 1977) was a Fregattenkapitan with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron
Mar 4th 2017



German auxiliary cruiser Widder
(Hilfskreuzer) of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine that was used as a merchant raider in the Second World War. Her Kriegsmarine designation was Schiff 21, to
Feb 22nd 2017



Hans Rehm
Rehm (22 December 1903 – 7 October 1986) was a Kapitan zur See with the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's
Mar 18th 2017



Kurt Thoma
Thoma (4 August 1901 – 11 April 1971) was a captain (Kapitan zur See) in Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Nov 1st 2016



German destroyer Z34
Z34 was a Type 1936A (Mob) destroyer built for the Kriegsmarine during World War II. Groner, Erich (1990). German Warships: 1815–1945. Volume 1: Major
May 7th 2016



German training ship Hugo Zeye
transport ship for Turkey, Hugo Zeye was taken over by Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine at the outbreak of the war and completed as a torpedo training ship.
Jan 12th 2017



Minesweeper War Badge
Sicherungsverbande) was a World War II German military decoration awarded to Kriegsmarine members for service on minesweepers vessels. The award was instituted
Nov 22nd 2015



Type 1936B destroyer
of destroyers was a class of five destroyers built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine between 1941 and 1942, of which only three - Z36, Z35, and Z43 - were
Oct 12th 2015



Kurt Loewer
1899 – 18 October 1985) was a Korvettenkapitan of the Reserves with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron
Sep 12th 2016



Rudolf Petersen (Kapitän zur See)
Petersen (15 June 1905 – 2 January 1983) was a German officer in the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the
Mar 18th 2017



Otto Schniewind
appointed as successor to Günther Lütjens as the fleet commander of the Kriegsmarine after Lütjens was lost with his ship. In 1943 Schniewind became commander
Apr 6th 2017



Sea defense zone
zone (Seeverteidigung) was a tactical area in the organization of the Kriegsmarine intended to provide operational command of all German naval forces, within
Apr 27th 2017



German destroyer Z37
Z37 was a Type 1936A (Mob) destroyer built for the Kriegsmarine during World War II. Groner, Erich (1990). German Warships: 1815–1945. Volume 1: Major
May 21st 2016



Seekriegsleitung
was a higher command staff section of the Kaiserliche Marine and the Kriegsmarine of Germany during the World Wars. The SKL was established on August
Apr 3rd 2017



Oskar Kummetz
Oskar Kummetz (21 July 1891 – 17 December 1980) was an admiral with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He also served in the Kaiserliche Marine during
Mar 26th 2017



Rolf Carls
[better source needed] Early in 1943, Raeder Erich Raeder resigned as the commander of the Kriegsmarine after a dispute with Hitler. Raeder nominated either Carls or Karl Donitz
Apr 6th 2017



Werner Endell
Endell (5 March 1894 – 23 December 1985) was a Kapitan zur See with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron
Sep 11th 2016



Theodor Burchardi
Theodor Burchardi (14 May 1892 – 12 August 1983) was an Admiral with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Jan 17th 2017



Georg Christiansen
Christiansen (21 October 1914 – 14 June 1997) was a Korvettenkapitan with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the
Dec 17th 2016





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