Friday, April 8, 2011

Enemy Elite Friday: Robert-Richard Zapp (Germany)

"Korvettenkapitän Robert-Richard Zapp has so far sunk 13 armed enemy merchant ships (with a total of 103000 GRT) whilst serving as a U-Boat captain.  Zapp is one of the most successful America raiders, and as one of the oldest U-Boat commanders he has consistently demonstrated toughness, boldness and fearless devotion to duty in every one of his war patrols."  from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross citation, awarded on 23 April 1942 as Korvettenkapitän and commander of U-66.
A deadly enemy elite,

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