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Gunther Gumprich,Kapitan zur See.

Born:16 January 1900.

Died: 17 October 1943.Killed in action when Commander of the 2nd cruise of the Hilfskreuzer Michel.HSK 9.Michel was sunk on this date by the USS Tarpon.

Gumprich also commanded the 2nd Cruise of the Hilfskreuzer Thor,Schiff 10,HSK 4.During this command he was awarded the Knights Cross on 31 December 1942.

This example of the HK award document is signed in Yokohama,Japan.

Edited by hucks216

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Another Gumprich signature while he was Commander of the HK Thor.

This is an EKII document to a Thor crewman and again it is signed in Yokohama,Japan.

Edited by Martin W

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