Herbert Amann

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Herbert Amann
Born 11 October 1919
Dossenheim
Died 12 January 1944(1944-01-12) (aged 24)
Novomyrhorod, Ukraine
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–1944
Rank Hauptmann (Posthumously)
Unit Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 905
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Herbert Amann (11 October 1919 – 12 January 1944) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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 was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Herbert Amann was killed on 12 January 1944 near Novomyrhorod, Ukraine. He was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross and promoted to Hauptmann.

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Citations
  1. ^ a b c d e Thomas and Wegmann 1985, p. 9.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 99.
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. 
  • 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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