Zeppelin and Garrison Museum Tønder

The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays between 11 pm and 4 pm from May 1 until October 30.

Oberleutnant zur See Armin Rothe

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Oblt. z. S. Armin Rothe

Flown with the following airships:

Executive Officer of L 6 from September 16, 1915 until October 30, 1915 (21 sorties).
Commanding Officer Kapitänleutnant Otto von Schubert.

Executive Officer of L 7 from November 12, 1915 until January 11, 1916 (6 sorties).
Commanding Officer Kapitänleutnant Otto von Schubert.

Executive Officer of L 23 from April 16, 1916 until August 9, 1916 (25 sorties).
Commanding Officer Kapitänleutnant Otto von Schubert.

Executive Officer of L 23 from August 10, 1916 until November 16, 1916 (16 sorties).
Commanding Officer Kapitänleutnant Wilhelm Ganzel.

Commanding Officer of L 23 from December 1, 1916 until December 16, 1916 (no sorties).

Executive Officer of L 23 from December 20, 1916 until January 23, 1917 (3 sorties).
Commanding Officer Kapitänleutnant Franz Stabbert.

Executive Officer of L 44 from April 5, 1917 until his death October 20, 1917 (22 sorties).
Commanding Officer Kapitänleutnant Franz Stabbert.
After a raid against England L 44 was forced to a lower altitude over south Frankrig. The airship was shot down when it was at an altitude of 4.000 meters and it fell to the ground burning near Lunéville.

94 sorties in all.


Served at the following bases:

Hamborg, Dresten, Tønder, Potsdam, Hannover, Nordholz.