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U-35 crewmember Johannes Martin

Johannes Martin was born on 02.04.1915 in Tondern (modern Denmark). 

He served on board U-35 in 1937-1938. 

Martin01a.jpg (52643 bytes) Felix Seitz, Erich Rosemann, Erwin Fenzel, Johannes Martin.

Jacob12.jpg (45464 bytes)Surrounding the car belonging to Fritz Vollmer: Peter Schwarz, Willi Jacob, Karl-Heinz Schmidt, Erwin Fenzel, Johannes Martin, Erich Rosemann. [44]

U-35 on New Year's Day, 1939, in Spain (probably El Ferrol) during the Spanish Civil War. On the dock: Gottlob Wilhelm Fischer, unknown, Walter Arnaschus, Johannes Martin. On board U-35: Theodor Schütt, unknown, Ernst Wensorra, Peter Schwarz, Johann van der Pütten, Paul Fichte, Helmut Parthum, Erich Herrmann. [47]

He later served on board U-31 and became a prisoner of war on 02 November 1940. He was assigned POW Number 60969.

Ertelt01a.jpg (42993 bytes)Johannes Martin (right) with fellow U-31 crewmember Joseph Welling at a reunion.

Johannes Martin passed away on 26 August 1986 after a career in the Deutsche Bundesbahn.
He is survived by his daughter Monika Neumann, who is a major contributor to this website.

On 10 April 2004, the German newspaper Kreiszeitung Wesermarsch included an article about U-35 and U-31 that focused on Johannes Martin

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