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U-35 crew member Richard Friedrich Lüneburg

Richard Lüneburg was born on 23 July 1906 in Vellahn/Wittenburg and entered the Reichsmarine on 01 July 1925. He served on board U-35 as of its commissioning on 03 November 1936, except for training April-May 1937 and August 1937 until September 1938.

ensuleitspanien.jpg (84048 bytes)U-35 and U-28 in Ponta Delgada, Azores, January 1937. 

From left: Gruber?, unknown, Wilhelm Seifert?, Richard Lüneburg, unknown, Erwin Sparfeldt, Alfred Hornickel?, Wilhelm Fischer, Wilhelm Ebeling, Max Geissler?, Karl Reinecke, Willi Ensuleit (leaning on railing beside conning tower). [78]

Admiral Karl Dönitz addressing the crew of U-35: Paul Fichte, Rockenfeller, Willi Jacob, Heinz Pfeifer, Richard Lüneburg, Gustav Horstkötter [33,cover photo of 32]

The crew of U-35, including Richard Lüneburg, upon return from the first war patrol. [33,cover photo of 32]

Another photograph taken of the U-35 crew, including Richard Lüneburg, upon return from the first war cruise. [35]


Johannes Weigand, Richard Lüneburg, Karl Schnute, and Ernst Wensorra [32,33]

Richard Lüneburg was assigned POW Number 37340. On 01 October 1941 he was promoted to the rank of Stabsobermaschinist.

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 Lüneburg, Fritz Pietsch, Ernst Weber. [70]

Richard Lüneburg passed away on 08 May 1961; his wife Dorette died on 27 May 1993.

 

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