Felix Zymalkowski

Prof. Dr. Felix Zymalkowski
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Born 13 August 1913
Berlin-Grünau
Died 17 August 2004 (2004-08-18) (aged 91)
Bonn
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1934–1945
Rank Korvettenkapitän
Unit SSS Gorch Fock
cruiser Karlsruhe
cruiser Admiral Graf Spee
battleship Gneisenau
1. Schnellbootsflottille
2. Schnellbootsflottille
8. Schnellbootsflottille
Commands held Schnellboot S-14, S-22, S-39, S-67
8. Schnellbootsflottille
Battles/wars Spanish Civil War
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work professor of pharmaceutical chemistry

Prof. Dr. Felix Zymalkowski (13 August 1913 in Berlin-Grünau – 17 August 2004 in Bonn) was a German Schnellboot commander in World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and since 1963 professor of pharmaceutical chemistry. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Zymalkowski was a student of Karl Wilhelm Rosenmund at the University of Kiel. He achieved his habilitation in 1955 before he was called to the University of Bonn in 1963.[1][2]

On 27 November 1944 Zymalkowski married Barbara Zimmermann. The marriage produced two daughters, Katharina born 1946 and Brigitte born 1948.[3]

Awards

References

Citations
Bibliography
  • Dörr, Manfred (1996) (in German). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine—Band 2:L–Z. Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2497-2.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941–1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall (in German). ISBN 3-931533-45-X.
  • Range, Clemens (1974) (in German). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine. Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 3-87943-355-0.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). 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. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

External links

  • Deutsches Marinearchiv
Military offices
Preceded by
Kapitänleutnant Georg Christiansen
Commander of 8. Schnellbootflottille
1 December 1942 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by


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