U-Boat Commander and KC-Holder Alfred Eick passed away

German U-Boat Commander and recipient of the Knight’s Cross Alfred Eick has passed away on 12 April 2015 in Bielefeld. Eick was born on 9 March 1916 in Essen and started his naval career in April 1937. Served on the Hermann Beitzen before transferring to the U-Boat force in November 1940, where he accompanied U-176 on her first two …

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