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Medal commemorating Captain Paul König and the submarine'Deutschland', 1916
Medal commemorating Captain Paul König and the submarine 'Deutschland', 1916. Obverse: Bust of König (three-quarter right) in undress uniform. Legend: 'KAPITÄN KÖNIG FÜHRER DER DEUTSCHLAND'. (Captain König, Commander of the 'Deutschland'.) Reverse: The U-boat sailing past the English coast, over which emerges from the clouds a giant hand trying to grasp the vessel. Exergue: In Gothic type: 'Zur ersten Amerika-fahrt des handels Unterseebootes Deutschland. V.23.VI-10.VII-1.VIII-22. VIII 1916' (To the first American cruise of the commercial submarine 'Deutschland'. From 23 June to 10 July; 1 August to 22 August 1916).
- Image reference: E4930-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London