Award Certificate for the U-Boat Badge, Death Notice with U Boat Badge
Award Certificate for the U-Boat Badge, Death Notice with U Boat Badge. A collection of one U Boat badge, two documents and one photograph to U Boat Oberfahnrich zur See Hans-Herbert Hild. Comprising of his award certificate for the U Boat War Badge, dated August 1943 and signed by a Kapitan zue See Unterseeboote, Hans Rudolf Rosing, winner of the Knights Cross and Commander of U-48 the most successful U boat of the War. The U Boat The document is in generally very good condition but once folded and with creasing to the right hand edge. No tears or stains. His Death Notice dated March 1944 in very good condition, once folded in a photograph removed from an album showing I presume Hild on the right of the photo. The U Boat medal is in good condition and has makers mark to the reverse FO by Friedrich Orth Wien, Zinc construction with soldered on set up. It appears Hild was Court Martial and reduced in Rank and set to the Russian Front where he died in Jeziema/Ukraine and is listed on the Volksbund Website. U-48 was a type VIIB U boat of Nazi Germanys Kriegsmarine during WWII and the most successful that was commissioned. During her two years of active service U-48 sank 51 ships for a total of 299,477 GRT and 1060 tons, she also damaged four more for a total of 27,877 GRT over twlve war patrols conducted during the opening stages of the Battle of the Atlantic.
Vorname: Hans Herbert
Todes/Vermisstenort: H.V.PI. Jeziema.