Hans-Werner Kraus

Hans-Werner Kraus (1 July 1915 – 25 May 1990) was a German U-boat commander in the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany.wikipedia
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Camp Papago Park

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Kraus was one of the 25 POWs who escaped from Camp Papago Park, Arizona, during the night of 23–24 December 1944 but was recaptured.
In December 1944, twenty-five POWs escaped from Camp Papago Park into the surrounding desert, among them Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipient Kapitänleutnant Hans-Werner Kraus.

Bronze Medal of Military Valor

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U-boat

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Hans-Werner Kraus (1 July 1915 – 25 May 1990) was a German U-boat commander in the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany.

Kriegsmarine

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Hans-Werner Kraus (1 July 1915 – 25 May 1990) was a German U-boat commander in the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany.

Nazi Germany

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Hans-Werner Kraus (1 July 1915 – 25 May 1990) was a German U-boat commander in the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany.

Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

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He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

Engelbert Endrass

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Kraus served as 1st watch officer on from January 1940 until November 1940 having replaced Engelbert Endrass.

Brazilian Air Force

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He was on board the latter when it was attacked by Brazilian Air Force aircraft on 27 June 1943.

Arizona

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Kraus was one of the 25 POWs who escaped from Camp Papago Park, Arizona, during the night of 23–24 December 1944 but was recaptured.

Egypt

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