Heinz Angelmaier

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Heinz Angelmaier
Born22 July 1918
Ulm
Died12 January 2014 (aged 95)
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
Born22 July 1918
Ulm
Died12 January 2014 (aged 95)
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 (22 July 1918 – 12 January 2014)[1] was a 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.

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  1. ^ http://anzeigen.swp.de/adpres/anzeige-2747760.html
  2. ^ a b c Thomas and Wemann 1985, p. 15.
  3. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 16.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 113.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1985). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil I: Sturmartillerie [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part I: Assault Artillery] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1447-2. 

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