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10th U boat Flotilla

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Country  Nazi Germany
Type  U-boat
Branch  Kriegsmarine
Garrison/HQ  Lorient, France
10th U-boat Flotilla
Active  15 January 1942 – 21 October 1944
Engagements  World War II Battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945)

The 10th U-boat Flotilla (German 10. Unterseebootsflottille) was a German U-boat flotilla used for front-line combat purposes during World War II. Founded on 15 January 1942 at Lorient under the command of Korvettenkapitän Günther Kuhnke, eighty U-boats operated with this flotilla before it was dissolved on 21 August 1944, and the remaining U-boats were moved to bases in Norway and Germany. Kuhnke himself took command of U-853, the last U-boat to leave, on 27 August 1944 to sail to Flensburg where he assumed command of 33rd U-boat Flotilla.

U-boats assigned

and U-D3 and U-D5, two captured Dutch submarines that were operated by the Germans during the time.


10th U-boat Flotilla Wikipedia

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