Portrait print of Otto Weddigen. Weddigen was a German U-boat commander. As Captain of the German U 9 U-boat, Weddigen earned a popular reputation when he successfully torpedoed no fewer than three British cruisers on September 22, 1914. The three British cruisers were the Aboukir, Cressy and Hogue south of the North Sea. He died on March 18, 1915, when U 29 sank after being rammed by the HMS Dreadnought.
Caption printed below image: Otto Weddigen
Printed below left corner of image: Federzelchnung
Printed below right corner of image: von Oscar Graf
Print from the "Kriegsbilder 1914-15", a portfolio of German artworks and photographs that was sold for 3 marks as a fundraiser for war wounded aid ("Kriegs-Invaliden-Hilfe").
Graf, Oscar (Oskar)
World War 1
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|Artist||Graf, Oscar (Oskar)|
|Image size||21 x 28.4 cm|