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U-35 crew member Gustav Horstkötter
Gustav Horstkötter was born on 14 January 1914.
The crew of U-35, including Gustav Horstkötter, in Spain. 
Admiral Karl Dönitz addressing the crew of U-35: Paul Fichte, Rockenfeller,
Willi Jacob, Heinz Pfeifer, Richard Friedrich Lüneburg,
Gustav Horstkötter [33,cover photo of 32]
The crew of U-35, including Gustav Horstkötter, upon return from the first war patrol. [33, back cover photo of 32]
A photograph taken of the U-35 crew, including Gustav Horstkötter, upon return from the first war cruise. 
Part of the crew of U-35 departing HMS KASHMIR. Recognizable: Paul Liebau, Fritz Pietsch, Gustav Horstkötter, and Gerhard Stamer. [60,75]
Gustav Horstkötter was assigned POW Number 37310 upon capture, and was released from captivity in February 1947.
Gustav Horstkötter with his wife Änne Horstkötter at a reunion of the U-35 crew.
They had met and became engaged before the war. They were married by proxy (he
as a POW in Canada, she in Germany) in 1941. 
An unofficial reunion of some of the U-35 crewmembers in 1978. L-R: Siegfried Bruse, Friedrich-Hermann Vollmer, Peter von der Helm, Erich Bartold May, Johann van der Pütten, Albert Schrader, Gustav Horstkötter. 
The 1980 reunion in Emden, Germany.
L-R: Albert Schrader, Hans-Joachim "Jonny" Roters, Friedrich-Hermann Vollmer, Willi Jacob, Paul Liebau, Heinz Pfeifer, Martin Müller, Gustav Horstkötter, Wilhelm Janssen, Werner Lott, Karl Sommerer, Erich Bartold May, Peter von der Helm, Gerhard Stamer. 
1982: Reunion in Neuss on the Rhine, organized by Lucia and Erich Bartold May:
Photo: Augustusburg palace in Brühl. L-R: Inge Lott,
Hans-Joachim "Jonny" Roters, Martha Konradt, unknown, Lucia May,
Werner Lott, Charlotte
Vollmer, Grete Balke, Wilhelm Silbernagel (guest), Mrs. Silbernagel,
unknown (girlfriend of Hans-Joachim "Jonny" Roters),
Albert Göbel (guest), unknown,
Erich Bartold May,
Peter von der Helm,
Mrs. Schwarz, Maria Weigand, unknown,
Johannes Weigand. 
A reunion of
the U-35 crew in May 1984 in Hamburg L-R: Martin Müller, Johannes
Weigand, Siegfried Bruse,
Gustav Horstkötter, Walter Roloff, Werner Lott. 
U-35 reunion in 1994.
Men, l-r: Georg Ludwig Hengen, Hubert Hirsch, Friedrich-Hermann Vollmer, Gustav Horstkötter, Helmut Parthum, Werner Lott, Walter Roloff, Heinz Pfeifer. 
Gustav Horstkötter with his wife Änne Horstkötter at her 80th birthday.
He passed away on 02 October 1999. Änne Horstkötter was a significant contributor to this website before her death on 08 February 2003.
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