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Gunther Prien
Birth: Jan. 16, 1908
Death: Mar. 8, 1941

Famed German U-Boat Commander during World War II. Known as the "Bull of Scapa Flow," on 13 October 1939, Gunther Prien commanding U-47 entered Scapa Flow, Scotland, home of the British Home Fleet and sank the Royal Oak and escaped. He was awarded the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross by Adolf Hitler. Prien and his crew were lost at sea in 1941. (bio by: Curt Benge) 
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Lost in the North Atlantic sinking of his U-Boat
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Curt Benge
Record added: Jun 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7589099
Gunther Prien
Added by: Curt Benge
Gunther Prien
Added by: Curt Benge
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- Mark S
 Added: May. 22, 2016
Excellent sailor.Gotta give him that respect. Smooth sailing on eternal patrol, Captain Prien
- horace
 Added: May. 19, 2016
Nazi Scum
 Added: Jan. 16, 2016
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