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Death card to Adolf Adelmann, Leutnant on the U-860. KIA on the 15th of June 1944.


U-860 was  sunk on the 15th June 1944 in the South Atlantic, south of St. Helena, by depth charges and rockets from 5 Avenger and 2 Wildcat aircraft (Task Group 22.10) of the US escort carrier USS Solomons. U-860 sank after this last attack with 30-40 of her crew making it off.  USS Straub and USS Herzog arrived during the night and were able to rescue 20 crewmen, including her commander, FKpt. Paul Büchel,


condition: good

sterbebild-death card Leutnant Ingenieur U-860 South Atlantic

SKU: 24036
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