Georg Pinkepank

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Georg Pinkepank
Born (1907-12-18)18 December 1907
Hanover
Died 24 November 1979(1979-11-24) (aged 71)
Wilhelmshaven
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
West Germany West Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
 German Navy
Rank Korvettenkapitän (Wehrmacht)
Fregattenkapitän (Bundeswehr)
Commands held 2. Räumbootflottille
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Georg Gustav Albert Willi Pinkepank (18 December 1907 – 24 November 1979) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a 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.

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References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Dörr 1996, p. 125.
  2. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 352.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 340.
  4. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 596.
Bibliography
  • Dörr, Manfred (1996). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine—Band 2: L–Z [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the Surface Forces of the Navy—Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2497-6. 
  • 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. 
  • Range, Clemens (1974). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the Navy]. Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 978-3-87943-355-1. 
  • 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Korvettenkapitän Jost Brökelmann
Commander of the 2nd Räumboots Flotilla
December 1942 – August 1944 (January 1945)
Succeeded by
initially disbanded
Kapitänleutnant Hans-Joachim Merks
Preceded by
Korvettenkapitän Claus Henning von Grumbkow
Commander of the 1st Minesweeper Flotilla
October 1944 – 1946
Succeeded by