Heinz Angelmaier

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Heinz Angelmaier
Born(1918-07-22) 22 July 1918 (age 94)
Ulm
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchHeer
Years of service1938–1945
RankHauptmann der Reserve
Commands heldSturmgeschütz-Brigade 279
Battles/wars

World War II

AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross
 
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Heinz Angelmaier
Born(1918-07-22) 22 July 1918 (age 94)
Ulm
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchHeer
Years of service1938–1945
RankHauptmann der Reserve
Commands heldSturmgeschütz-Brigade 279
Battles/wars

World War II

AwardsKnight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinz Angelmaier (born 22 July 1918) was a highly decorated Hauptmann der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Angelmaier was captured by American forces at the end of the war and released shortly after.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b c Thomas and Wemann 1985, p. 15.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
  • Thomas, Franz and Wegmann, Günter (1985). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil I: Sturmartillerie (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-1447-0.

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