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Vet 254

SHARKHUNTERS Salutes Veterans

HEINZ REHSE (254-1987)

Kriegsmarine, U-Bootwaffe


HEINZ REHSE was an engineering petty officer aboard U-511 under command of Fritz Steinhoff when they fired rockets from 60 meters submerged, then rode the boat under Fritz Schneewind when they took the boat to Japan as a gift to the Imperial Japanese Navy.  U-511 was renamed Ro.500.

Loading the rockets into the racksThe rockets in their racks, ready for firing.