Herbert Kuppisch

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Herbert Kuppisch
Bundesarchiv Bild 101II-MW-3495-04, Uboot U 96, Herbert Kuppisch.jpg
Born (1909-12-10)10 December 1909
Died 27 August 1943(1943-08-27) (aged 33)
Sargasso Sea
28°19′N 37°58′W / 28.317°N 37.967°W / 28.317; -37.967
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Kriegsmarine
Rank Kapitänleutnant
Commands held U-58
U-94
U-516
U-847
Battles/wars Battle of the Atlantic
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Herbert Kuppisch (10 December 1909 – 27 August 1943) was a German naval officer during World War II and commander of U-58, U-94, U-516, and U-847. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Kuppisch and the crew of U-847 were killed by aircraft from the US escort carrier USS Card on 27 August 1943.

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  1. ^ a b c d Busch & Röll 2003, p. 124.
  2. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 487.

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  • Busch, Rainer; Röll, Hans-Joachim (2003). Der U-Boot-Krieg 1939–1945 — Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Boot-Waffe von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 [The U-Boat War 1939–1945 — The Knight's Cross Bearers of the U-Boat Force from September 1939 to May 1945] (in German). Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn Germany: Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn. ISBN 978-3-8132-0515-2. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.