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Reinhard König

Reinhard König
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Born (1909-03-30)30 March 1909
Hanau
Died 28 March 1998(1998-03-28) (aged 88)
Bischofsheim
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1928–1945
Rank Kapitänleutnant (Ing.)
Unit Schleswig-Holstein
Hannover
cruiser Köln
aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin
auxiliary cruiser Atlantis
U-123, U-2506
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Reinhard König (30 March 1909, in Hanau – 28 March 1998, in Bischofsheim) was a German chief engineer on a U-boat in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards

References

Citations
Bibliography
  • Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans-Joachim (2003). Der U-Boot-Krieg 1939–1945 — Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Boot-Waffe von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 (in German). Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn Germany: Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn. ISBN 3-8132-0515-0.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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.

External links

  • uboat.net
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht


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