|10th U-boat Flotilla|
The 10th Flotilla emblem
|Active||15 January 1942 – 21 October 1944|
|Korvettenkapitän Günther Kuhnke|
The 10th U-boat Flotilla (German 10. Unterseebootsflottille) was a German U-boat flotilla used for front-line combat purposes during World War II. Founded on 15 January 1942 at Lorient under the command of Korvettenkapitän Günther Kuhnke, eighty U-boats operated with this flotilla before it was dissolved on 21 August 1944, and the remaining U-boats were moved to bases in Norway and Germany. Kuhnke himself took command of U-853, the last U-boat to leave, on 27 August 1944 to sail to Flensburg where he assumed command of 33rd U-boat Flotilla.
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References[edit | edit source]
- "Uboatnet:Archiv:10.U-Flottille". uboatnet.de. http://www.uboatnet.de/Archiv/Flottillen/10.U_Flottille.htm. Retrieved 24 February 2010. (German)
- "uboat.net - Boats - Flotillas - 10th Flotilla". uboat.net. Archived from the original on 24 January 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20100124145542/http://www.uboat.net/flotillas/10flo.htm. Retrieved 24 February 2010.
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