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Axel-Olaf Loewe     U-505
On one side, this Mug has the photo & signature
of Korvettenkapitän Axel-Olaf Loewe, the 1st
Skipper of U-505.  His conning tower emblem
is on the other side, in full color.
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Otto Kretschmer     U-99
On one side, this Mug has the photo and signature of
Flotillen Admiral Otto Kretschmer, winner of the
Knights Cross with Oak Leaf and Crossed Swords.
He was the most successful submarine Skipper of any navy in World War II.  His fabled Golden Horseshoe conning tower emblem is on the other side.
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Karl-Friederich Merten     U-68
On one side, your Mug has the photo and the
signature of Karl-Friederich Merten, winner
of the Knights Cross and Oak Leaf.  On the
other side of your Mug is the conning tower
emblem - the Golden Clover and "V" on green.
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Erich Topp     U-552
On one side, your Mug has the COLOR photo and the
signature of Erich Topp, winner of the Knights
Cross
with Oak Leaf & Crossed Swords.  On the other side of your Mug is the tower emblem, the famed "Dancing Red Devil".  Topp was 3rd most successful submarine C.O. of any navy in WW II.
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Gerd Thäter     U-466
On one side of your Mug you will find the photo
and the signature of Gerd Thäter.  He is one of
a mere handful of U-Bootfahrer to go through the 
"Gates of Hell" (Gibraltar) twice!  On the other
side of your Mug is the beautiful sunburst emblem
that was also on his father's U-boat in WW I.
Gerd earned the Deutsches Kreuz in Gold.
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Hans-Georg Hess     U-995
  On one side of your Mug, you will find the photo
and signature of Hans-Georg Hess, the youngest
combat submarine Skipper of any navy in WW II.
  He earned the Knights Cross.  On the other side
 of your Mug is the conning tower emblem which
  symbolizes a child's game called Fang den Hut,
or in English, 'Catch the Hat'.
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"ALI" Cremer     U-333
On one side, your Mug has the photo and signature
of Peter-Erich Cremer, known as 'Ali'.  He earned
the Knights Cross.  On the other side is his tower
emblem of the 'Three Little Fishes' which came
from a popular American song of the war years.
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Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock     U-96
Who doesn't know the famed boat of the 'Smiling
Sawfish'?  On one side of your Mug is the photo
and signature of Heinrich Lehmann-Willanbrock
and on the other side is the well-known Smiling
Sawfish.  He earned the Knights Cross & Oak Leaf.
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Carl Emmermann     U-172
On one side of your Mug is the photo and signature
of Carl Emmermann, winner of the Knights Cross
and Oak Leaf.  On the other side is the beautiful
Father Neptune conning tower emblem.
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Reinhard Reche     U-255
On one side of your Mug is the photo and signature
of Reinhard Reche, winner of the Knights Cross.
On the other is the red 'Fox-Boot' tower emblem.
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Kurt Baberg     U-618
The photo & signature of Kurt Baberg, Skipper
of U-618, is on the one side of your Mug and
the conning tower emblem is on the other.  This
boat used the emblem of the 7th Flotilla, the
famed 'Snorting Bull' of Scapa Flow.  Baberg
was awarded the Deutsches Kreuz in Gold (or
the German Cross in Gold) for bravery.
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Jürgen Wattenberg     U-162
The photo & signature of Jürgen Wattenberg, C. O.
of U-162, is on the one side of your Mug and the
conning tower emblem is on the other.  Wattenberg
used the upraised sword as his emblem.  He served
many years in the Kriegsmarine before the war as a
training officer - he trained Kretschmer & Schepke.
At the outbreak of the war, was Navigation Officer
on the pocket battleship GRAF SPEE.
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Horst Degen     U-701
Horst Degen, Skipper of U-701, was known as 'the
Gallant Degen', a name given him by Grossadmiral
Dönitz.  His was the only minefield in American
waters to claim any ships - and it was right in front
of the US Navy Base at Norfolk! He was one of only
17 men to escape U-701 when she was sunk off the
US east coast, and only 7 survived.
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Günther Heinrich     U-960
Skipper of U-960, Günther Heinrich had the odd
distinction of being the last boat to make it thru
Gibraltar safely during World War II.  He also
sank the Liberty Ship named for the founder of
the United States Coast Guard.  His conning
tower emblem just screamed for battle.
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Klaus Bargsten     U-521
On one side, this Mug has the photo and signature
of Klaus Bargsten. I.W.O. under Otto Kretschmer
and later Skipper of U-521.  When his boat was
sunk off the American coast, he was the only one
to survive.  He miraculously came to the surface
in a giant air bubble.  His oak branch conning
tower emblem is on the other side of your mug.
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Günther Pulst     U-978

On one side, this Mug has the photo and signature
of Günther Pulst, winner of the Knights Cross.
On the other side is his Bluebird tower emblem.

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Herbert Werner     U-953
On one side, your Mug has the photo and the
signature of Herbert Werner, author of the
greatest boot on U-boats, 'Iron Coffins'.  On
the other side is his conning tower emblem,
the black cat in cowboy attire and a sixgun.
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Alfred Eick     U-510
On one side, your Mug has the photo & signature of
Alfred Eick, winner of the Knights Cross.  He took
his boat all the way to the Pacific.  On the other side is the emblem of the 10th U-Bootflottille
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Reinhard Hardegen     U-123
On one side of your Mug you will find the photo
and the signature of Reinhard Hardegen, known
as 'the Drumbeater' because he led Operation
Drumbeat against the U.S.  He was the
Skipper of U-147; later U-123 on which he
earned his Knights Cross for his first American
patrol and his Oak Leaf on his second American
patrol.  On the other side is the kettle drum, the
symbol of 'Operation Drumbeat'.
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Helmut Witte     U-159
On one side of your Mug, you will find the photo
and signature of Helmut Witte, Skipper of U-159.
He earned the Knights Cross.  On the other side
of your Mug is the conning tower emblem which
is the stylized Zodiac.
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Siegfried Koitschka     U-616
On one side is the photo and signature
of Siegfried Koitschka.  He earned the Knights
Knights Cross
.  On the other side is his tower
emblem of the 'Little Bastard Devil'; the son of
a prostitute from Toulon and the 'Dancing Red devil' of U-552.

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Großadmiral Karl Dönitz     BdU
On one side of your mug is the famous photo and
signature of Großadmiral Karl Dönitz and on the
other side is a Type VII-C U-boat, the mainstay
of the U-Bootwaffe in World War II.
He earned the Knights Cross and Oak Leaf.
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"AJAX" Bleichrodt     U-48
On one side of your Mug is the photo and signature
 of 'Ajax' Bleichrodt, winner of the Knights Cross
 
and Oak Leaf.  On the other side is the famous
 Black Cat times 3' conning tower emblem.
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Werner Hartenstein     U-156
On one side of your Mug is the photo of
Werner Hartenstein, Knights Cross winner.
On the is the emblem of the 2nd U-Bootflottille

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Johann-Heinrich Fehler     U-234
Johann-Heinrich Fehler was a merchant Skipper
at the beginning of WW II, then was assigned
to the raider ATLANTIS as the demolitions
officer.  At the close of the war, he was given command of U-234, a converted mine-layer
and sent to Japan with a cargo of top secret
war material, high ranking officers & 560 kilos
of uranium
for the Japanese atomic bomb!
His photo and signature are on one side of your
mug, tower emblem on the other. 
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Hans Trojer     U-221
Nicknamed 'Count Dracula' because he was born in the
Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania, Hans Trojer was
Skipper of U-221 & he earned the Knights Cross.  The
boat and crew were adopted by the Austrian city of
Klagenfurt and the city crest was on the conning tower.
Legend says the dragon was alive in the middle-ages
and roamed all over Austria.  The dragon could only eat
virgins, so when it reached Klagenfurt, the poor dragon
starved to death - so the local legend says.
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Albrecht "AJAX" Achilles     U-161
Albrecht Achilles was nicknamed 'AJAX' for
the warrior of Greek mythology in the Trojan War.  His attitude toward the war was reflected in his choice of conning tower emblem - the little Viking
ship along on the high seas.  He earned the
Knights Cross.  His photo is on one side of your
mug, his little Viking ship conning tower emblem
is on the other.

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Paul Brasack     U-737
Paul Brasack commanded U-737 where he was awarded the Knights Cross - even though he didn't sank any ships!  His photo is on one side of your
mug and his conning tower emblem of the flying
fish against the setting sun is on the other.

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Kurt Diggins     U-458
Captain Kurt Diggins was Skipper of U-458.  His photo
is on one side of your mug, his conning tower emblem
of the sea bird skimming the waves is on the other.
He went on to become a high-ranking officer in the
new German Navy and was Präsident Emeritus of
the VDU, the German Submarines Association.
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        Wilhelm Dommes     U-431
Wilhelm Dommes actually commanded both U-431 as well as U-178.  Over the course of the war, he sank 12 ships totaling some 50,765 tons including the destroyers HMS MARTIN and the Netherlands ISAAK SWERE.  He was decorated with his Knights Cross on 2 December 1942.

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        Wolf Ackermann  U-1221

Became Doctor of Law after the war

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        Hermann Hoffmann     U-172

I.W.O. of U-172, the Commander of that boat when Carl Emmermann was promoted.

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   George Lassen                   U-160
Very successful Skipper of U-160; Lassen was decorated with the Knights Cross and later with the Oak Leaf.
      
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     Wilhelm Brauel          U-256

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            Kurt Dobratz     U-1232
Successful Skipper of U-1232; decorated with the Knights Cross 23 January 1945.
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Matthias Brünig     U-108
Brünig was Skipper of U-108 one combat patrol, then he was posted as a training Skipper.  After the war he became Prof. of Physics & has many international patents to his credit.
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          Richard Zapp     U-66
Skipper of U-66, sank 16 ships, decorated with the Knights Cross 23 April 1942.

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Günther Drescher        U-3026

Günther Drescher commanded this Type XXI boat at the end of the war.
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       Englebert Endrass    U-46
I.W.O. aboard U-47 under Günther Prien then Skipper of U-46.  We was decorated with the Knights Cross 5 September 1940 and the Oak Leaf on 10 June 1941.
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     Otto Westphalen     U-968

A young Skipper at the end of the war, he was decorated with the Knights Cross 23 March 1945. He sank 6 ships, three were destroyers.
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      Horst-Arno Fenski      U-371
Commander of U-371 & U-410 he sank nine ships including the cruiser HMS PENELOPE and was decorated with the Knights Cross on 26 November 1943.
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von Tiesenhausen     U-331
He sank only two ships, but one was the battleship HMS BARHAM and for that he was decorated with the Knights Cross on 27 January 1942.  He moved to Canada after the war and became a recluse.
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Horst von Schroeter     U-123
Initially was II.W.O. of U-123 under the Drumbeater himself, Reinhard Hardegen.  He was given command of the boat and sank six ships.  He was decorated with the Knights Cross on 1 June 1944.  He rejoined the Bunds Marine and retired at the rank of Vizeadmiral
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Oberleutnant z.S. Forster    U-654

             
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     Siegfried von Forstner     U-402

Sank fifteen ships, was decorated with the Knights Cross 9 February 1943.
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Kapitänleutnant von der Esch     U-586

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             Otto von Bülow    U-404
Sank 14 ships including the destroyer HMS VETERAN.  He was decorated with the Knights Cross on 20 October 1942 and the Oak Leaf on 25 April 1943.
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Eberhard Godt            U-25

Commanded U-25 early on then appointed to the staff of Großadmiral Dönitz.
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            Rolf Thomsen    U-1202
Commanded U-1202 in the closing moments of the war.  Decorated with the Knights Cross 4 January 1945, Oak Leaf on 29 April 1945.  He retired Bundsmarine as Flotillenadmiral.
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    Friederich Guggenberger    U-81
Among the ten ships he sank was the carrier HMS ARK ROYAL.  He was decorated with the Knights Cross 10 December 1941 and the Oak Leaf 8 January 1943.
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Heinrich Timm      U-251

Sank 9 ships and was decorated with the Knights Cross on 17 September 1944.
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Reinhard 'Teddy' Suhren   U-564
As Skipper of U-564, he sank 18 ships but earlier as I.W.O. on U-48, he was responsible for sinking many of her victims.  He was one of only five U-Bootfahrer to be decorated with the Knights Cross, the Oak Leaf and the Crossed Swords.
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            Joachim Schepke   U-100

Sank 27 ships and was decorated with the Knights Cross on 24 September 1940 and the Oak Leaf on 20 December 1940.

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            Günther Prien     U-47
Sank the battleship HMS ROYAL OAK and was the only U-Bootfahrer decorated with the Knights Cross in 1939 then with the Oak Leaf on 20 October 1940.
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            Albrecht Brandi     U-380
Though he sank only 12 ships, he received the Knights Cross, the Oak Leaf, the Swords and the Diamonds - he was the second of only two U-Bootfahrer to receive such a high award.
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             Heinz Eck    U-852

Eck sank only two ships but because he tried to sink the floating debris of one ship and in doing so killed survivors hiding in the debris, he was tried and shot after the war.

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         Robert Gysae     U-98
Sank 24 ships, decorated with the Knights Cross on 31 December 1941 and the Oak Leaf on 31 May 1943.
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          Werner Henke      U-515
He trained as I.W.O. aboard U-124, Henke sank 25 ships as Skipper of U-515 and was decorated with the Knights Cross on 17 Dec. 1942 and the Oak Leaf on 5 Nov. 1944.
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              Hans Hilbig    U-1230
Although he sank only one ship, the Canadian freighter CORNWALLIS, Hilbig landed two Abwehr agents ashore in Maine, Nov. 1944.
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           Paul Just      U-546

Just sank just one ship, an American DE USS FREDERICK C. DAVIS and was immediately pounced on by eight more American DEs and was sunk.  He and the radioman from USS DAVIS became good friends after the war.
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             Ernst Kals       U-130

Ernst Kals sank 21 ships and was decorated with the Knights Cross 1 September 1942.

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       Fritz-Julius Lemp         U-30
Lemp sank the first ship of the war, the liner ATHENIA - an embarrassment to the Reich.  He sank a total of 17 ships while commanding U-30 & later U-110. When U-110 was badly beaten up, he ordered all hands to abandon ship.  All got out, but the boat was not sinking so he swan back to battle the RN boarding party and he was killed.  Knights Cross.
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        Heinrich Liebe       U-38
Liebe was one of the 'old boys', being a Skipper at the beginning of the war.  He sank 32 ships and was decorated with the Knights Cross 14 August 1940 and the Oak Leaf 10 June 1941.
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         Wolfgang Lüth     U-181
Lüth was an outstanding Skipper, sinking 47 ships.  He was decorated with the Knights Cross 24 October 1940; the Oak Leaf on 13 November 1942, the Crossed Swords on 15 April 1943 and the Diamonds on 9 August 1943.  He was accidentally shot and killed by his own sentry ten days after the war ended.
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       Hanns Ferdinand Maßmann     U-409

Although sinking just 4 ships he was nicknamed "Hai" (Shark) for his ferocity in battle.

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         Johann Mohr       U-124
Mohr was I.W.O. aboard U-124 then CO off the USA.  He sank 29 ships including the cruiser HMS DUNEDIN and the French corvette MIMOSE. Knights Cross 27 March 1942; Oak Leaf 13 Jan. 1943.
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             Victor Oehrn     U-37

Oehrn sank 23 ships and was decorated with the Knights Cross 21 October 1940.

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            Jürgen Oesten        U-861

Oesten commanded three U-Boats with "1" and "6" in their number, U-61, U-106 & U-861 and he sank 19 ships.  Decorated with the Knights Cross 26 March 1941.
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          Helmut Rathke     U-352

Was really hated by his crew but they were so afraid of him that when they were captured by the USN, they would not say anything to their captors.
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          Hans-Rudolf Rösing     U-48
He commanded U-48, sank 12 ships and was decorated with the Knights Cross 29 August 1940.  Hated by just about everyone in the Kriegsmarine for a variety of reasons.
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         Helmut Rosenbaum         U-73
He sank only 6 ships and received the Knights Cross 12 August 1942.  One of the ships he sank was the aircraft carrier HMS EAGLE.

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        Helmut Schmoeckel    U-802

While not one of the highly successful or decorated Skippers, Schmoeckel was one of the Jewish U-Boat Skippers and after the war he wrote a book entitled 'Humanity on the High Seas' abut the decency of the German submariners.
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           Adalber Schnee        U-201
I.W.O. aboard U-23 under Kretschmer, he got his own boat and as the German word for snow is 'Schnee', we understand his tower emblem.  He sank 24 ships and was decorated with the Knights Cross 30 August 1941 and the Oak Leaf on 15 July 1942.
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       Heinrich Schroeteller     U-667

Knights Cross awarded 2 May 1945 after sinking only three ships.  The motto on the tower is an old German miner's prayer meaning "Luck Above" as they were deep in the mine.
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        Wilhelm Schulz         U-124
Well liked and highly respected by all, he commanded U-124 and trained many other Skippers.  He sank 19 ships and was decorated with the Knights Cross on 4 April 1941
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          Friederich Steinhoff     U-511

Skipper of U-511 and later U-873 aboard which he surrendered in the USA, only to be beaten to death by his captors in prison.

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         Otto Wermuth       U-530
Once Wermuth took command there were no more sinkings by U-530; they were all 'spook' missions thereafter.  Wermuth's most notable contribution to the history of World War II was that he surrendered his boat two months after the end of the war in Argentina.
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      Herbert Wolhfarth     U-556
Sank 21 ships, decorated with the Knights Cross on 15 May 1941.  The tower emblem indicates that he as Sir Percival will protect his big brother battleship BISMARCK (being towed by Percival) but when HMS ARK ROYAL passed U-556 on her way to launch the attack that crippled BISMARCK - he could no nothing; he had no torpedoes left - BISMARCK was lost.
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            Jost Metzler          U-69
While he sank 10 ships and decorated with the Knights Cross on 28 July 1941, Metzler is best known for his conning tower emblem.  When Günther Prien was lost with U-47, all boats of the 7th U-Bootflottille got orders to paint Prien's famous Bull of Scapa Flow on their tower - but Metzler had never seen the emblem.  They came up with a tin of French cheese with this picture of a smiling cow on it so they painted this happy cow on the tower.
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