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✠ Joachim Schepke (8 March 1912 – 17 March 1941) killed in action by convoy escorts.

German U-Boat hero Lieutenant-Commander Joachim Schepke. Seventh recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Heinz Wilhelm Guderian (17 June 1888–14 May 1954) was a military theorist and innovative General of the German Army during the Second World ...

The Tank God.Patton studied his ideas Heinz Wilhelm Guderian June May was a military theorist and innovative General of the German Army during the Second World .

Gunther Prien , He commanded submarine U-47 and sank over 30 Allied ships totaling about 200,000 gross register tons (GRT). His most famous exploit was the sinking of the British battleship HMS Royal Oak at anchor in the Home Fleet's anchorage in Scapa Flow. for which he received as first member of the U boot Service  the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves personaly from Adolf Hitler.the U-47 went missing on 7 March 1941  while attacking Convoy OB-293.

Gunther Prien , He commanded submarine and sank over 30 Allied ships…

Korvettenkapitän Reinhard Hardegen is a German U-boat commander who sank 22 ships, amounting to 115,656 gross register tons sunk, making him the 24th most successful commander in World War II.

Korvettenkapitän Reinhard Hardegen is a German U-boat commander who sank 22 ships, amounting to gross register tons sunk, making him the most successful commander in World War II.

✠ Joachim Schepke, one of Germany's most capable of U-boat commanders. On March 9th 1941 Schepke left Kiel on what was to be his last patrol. His U-100 was incapacitated  by depth charges. An allied destroyer then purposely rammed the crippled U-boat, killing Schepke and most of his crew. Seventh recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

✠ Joachim Schepke, one of Germany's most capable of U-boat commanders. On March 9th 1941 Schepke left Kiel on what was to be his last patrol. His U-100 was incapacitated by depth charges. An allied destroyer then purposely rammed the crippled U-boat, killing Schepke and most of his crew. Seventh recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves.

Joachim Schepke, captain of U-100. Sunk 37 ships totalling 155,882 tons. Went down with U-100 when depth charged by HMS Walker and Vanoc during a convoy attack in March 1941. That same month, Günther Prien was sunk and "Silent" Otto Kretschmer lost his boat and was captured. These U-boat aces went from being heroes to martyrs in Germany, but it was clear the Allies had adapted and were putting up a strong resistance. Morale sunk. The U-boaters' "happy time" was over.

Joachim Schepke, captain of Sunk 37 ships totalling tons. Went down with when depth charged by HMS Walker and Vanoc during a convoy attack in March

Kapitänleutnant Harald Gelhaus ( 24. juli 1915 - 2. dezember 1997 )

The history of the Waffen-SS written by an expert on the SS organization and the German Army in.

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