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Walter Käding

Walter Käding
Born (1915-09-14)14 September 1915
Died 4 January 1991(1991-01-04) (aged 75)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1935–1945
Rank Leutnant zur See
Unit cruiser Leipzig
SSS Albert Leo Schlageter
Commands held U-56, U-4713

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter Käding (14 September 1915 in Berlin – 4 January 1991 in Bremen) was a German watch officer and coxwain on a U-boat in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.




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