|Born||10 April, 1916||Kiel|
21/03/1940 : Ubootskriegsabzeichen 1939
30/05/1940 : Iron Cross 1st class (EK I)
22/05/1944 : Knights Cross (-119-)
01/07/1936 Fähnrich (Ing.)
01/01/1938 Oberfähnrich (Ing.)
01/04/1938 Leutnant (Ing.) (-23-)
01/10/1939 Oberleutnant (Ing.) (-23-)
01/09/1942 Kapitänleutnant (Ing.) (-1-)
|U-9||IIB||LI, 6 patrols||12.39 - 08.40|
|U-67||IXC||LI, 4 patrols||01.41 - 07.42|
|U-178||IXD2||LI, 2 patrols||02.43 - 06.44|
Kptlt. (Ing.) Karl-Heinz Wiebe
after receiving Knights Cross
Karl-Heinz Wiebe joined the Kriegsmarine in April 1935. After the officer training he rode a year on the artillery school ship Brummer.
In October 1939 he changed to the U-boat force and two months later he became the leading engineer (LI) on U-9 under the command of Wolfgang Lüth. Later he rode on U-67 and on the Monsun U-boat U-178.
In June 1944 Karl-heinz Wiebe became a member of the BdU op staff, where he served until the end of the war.
He served later also in the Bundesmarine and retired in 1961 as Korvettenkapitän.
Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Bootwaffe
Band 2. K - Z
Biblio-Verlag, Osnabrück, 1989