World War II – Herbert Kuppisch – Captain of the German U94 submarine

Herbert Kuppisch


World War 2 photos – Captain of the German submarine U94 – Herbert Kuppisch.
U94 submarine made 10 military campaigns. It sank 26 vessels with a total displacement of 141 852 tons, damaged one vessel with a displacement of 8.022 tons. U94 submarine was sunk on August 28, 1942 in the Caribbean (when Herbert Kuppisch was not her captain).
Herbert Kuppisch died on August 27, 1943, along with the entire crew (62 people) of the U-847 submarine cruiser, which was sunk by airplanes from an escorted aircraft carrier “Card”.

 

 

Date of the photo: 09 June 1941
Author: Lothar-Günther Buchheim

In : 1941

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