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Wilhelm Rollmann
5 August 1907(1907-08-05) – 5 November 1943 (aged 36)
Place of birth Wilhelmshaven
Place of death South Atlantic
10°09′S 18°00′W / 10.15°S 18°W / -10.15; -18
Allegiance Weimar Republic Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1926 – 1943
Rank Fregattenkapitän
Commands held U-34
U-848
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Rollmann ( 5 August 1907 – 5 November 1943) was a Fregattenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and commander of U-848. He is also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Wilhelm Rollmann and the entire crew of U-848 were killed in action by depth charges from three Liberator and two Mitchell aircraft (VB-107 & US Army 1st Compron) south-west of Ascension Island.

Awards

References

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Kurowski, Franz (1995). Knight's Cross Holders of the U-Boat Service. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-88740-748-X.
  • Range, Clemens (1974). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine. Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 3-87943-355-0.
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