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Third commander of U-35, Hermann Michahelles
Hermann Michahelles, 1933. 
Hermann Michahelles was born on 11 January 1909, entered the Navy in 1927 (Crew 1927), and became commander of U-2 from 25 July 1935 until 30 September 1936. On 01 October 1936 he was promoted to the rank of Kapitänleutnant. From this date until to 06 December 1936 he was a U-Boat commander for the 2nd U-Flotilla, "Saltzwedel", preparing to commission U-36. On 07 December 1936, command of U-36 was transferred to Klaus Ewerth, and Hans-Rudolf Rösing took command of U-35. Hermann Michahelles was finally given command of U-35 upon return from its patrol to the Azores on 03 February 1937.
Hermann Michahelles (middle) in 1937. 
Hermann Michahelles. 
Hermann Michahelles (right) in San Sebastian (Spain) in 1937. 
Hermann Michahelles in July 1937, during his last patrol with U-35.
Hermann Michahelles died on 30 July 1937 in an automobile accident in Haunstetten near Augsburg. 
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