Karl-Heinz Marbach

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Karl-Heinz Marbach
Born (1917-07-05)5 July 1917
Kolberg
Died 27 September 1995(1995-09-27) (aged 78)
Bonn
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
 German Navy
Years of service 1937–45
1963–66
Rank Kapitänleutnant (Kriegsmarine)
Korvettenkapitän of the reserves (Bundesmarine)
Unit SSS Horst Wessel
cruiser Emden
cruiser Leipzig
U-101
Commands held U-29
U-28
U-953
U-3014
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl-Heinz Marbach (5 July 1917 in Kolberg – 27 September 1995 in Bonn) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. From 1950 to 1959 he was Principal Agent of a Central Intelligence Agency funded network with the codename LCCASSOCK, which was one of CIA's Psychological warfare efforts directed against Eastern Germany.[1]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ "LCCASSOCK Review". Central Intelligence Agency. 1956-10-19. Retrieved 2015-02-22. 
  2. ^ Busch and Röll 2003, p. 464.
  3. ^ a b c d Busch and Röll 2003, p. 465.
  4. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 526.
Bibliography
  • 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. 
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Kurowski, Franz (1995). Knight's Cross Holders of the U-Boat Service. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-88740-748-2. 
  • Range, Clemens (1974). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the Navy]. Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 978-3-87943-355-1. 
  • 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 Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

External links[edit]