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U-35 crew member Georg Ludwig Hengen

Georg Ludwig Hengen was born on 07 October 1908.

A pre-war photograph; Georg Hengen is on the far left. [60]

HengenSpanien.jpg (44949 bytes)Georg Hengen in Spanish waters.

Georg Hengen received the Spanish Cross for participating in the Spanish Civil War while serving on U-35 and in the 3rd Torpedo-Boat Flotilla, "Tiger".

Prior to the first war cruise, Georg Hengen lost his ring finger when jumping off the conning tower. Willi Dietrich served as Obersteuermann (Chief Navigator) of U-35 during the first war patrol as his temporary replacement. Georg Hengen returned to U-35 for the second war patrol.

On board HMS Kashmir: a british sailor, Heinz Erchen, Gerhard Stamer, and Georg Hengen. [60]


Upon capture, Georg Hengen was assigned POW Number 37307.

Georg Hengen (left), with his daughter Inge and Gerhard Stamer in 1953. [60]

 

U-35 reunion in 1994.
Men, l-r: Georg Hengen,
Hubert Hirsch, Friedrich-Hermann Vollmer, Gustav Horstkötter, Helmut Parthum, Werner Lott, Walter Roloff, Heinz Pfeifer. [60]


Georg Hengen passed away on 11 June 1996, and is survived by his daughter Hannelore Hengen, who is a major contributor to this website.

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