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U-35 crew member Heinz Küfner

Heinz Küfner was born on 22 February 1918.

The crew of U-35 arriving in Glasgow as Prisoners of War. Heinz Küfner is the POW at left, talking with the two British sailors. [65]


A photo of POWs who formed a theatrical group at the Espanola POW Camp.
Heinz Küfner is in the front row, second from left.
Wilhelm Janssen is in the back row, third from right. [65]


Crewmembers of U-35 in the Espanola POW Camp in Canada. Standing, left to right: Gerhard Marx, Heinz Küfner, Stefan Döbele, Theodor Schütt, Walter Roloff.
Sitting, left to right: Peter von der Helm, Gerhard Oppermann, Richard Friedrich Lüneburg, Fritz Pietsch, Ernst Weber. [70]


Heinz Küfner's identification tag from the Kriegsmarine. [65]


Heinz Küfner returned to Germany in 1943, as part of a prisoner exchange. [65]

Heinz Küfner's recovery home in Bad Wiessee in southern Germany. [65]


Heinz Küfner back in Germany during the war, with his "new" accordion. The old one lies with U-35 on the bottom of the North Sea. [65]


Heinz Küfner with his mother, left, and his sister Martha, right. [65]


Heinz Küfner in 1945. [65]


Heinz Küfner with his wife Liesel Küfner. [65]


Heinz's wife Liesel Küfner with their dog Bärle, Heinz's sister Martha Kleinmann and her daughter Inge, and Heinz Küfner on the Tegernsee. [65]


Heinz Küfner. [65]


From the right: Liesel Küfner, Heinz Küfner, and friends. [65]


Heinz Küfner and his sister Martha Kleinmann in Heinz Küfner's home in Bad Wiessee. [65]


Heinz Küfner. [65]


Heinz Küfner was a master at the harmonica as well as the accordion. [65]


Heinz Küfner passed away on 29 April 1993, and is survived by his sister, Martha Kleinmann.


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