Philipp Lichtenberg

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Philipp Lichtenberg
Born (1908-09-09)9 September 1908
Koblenz
Died 14 December 1993(1993-12-14) (aged 85)
Kiel
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch  Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
 German Navy
Years of service 1928–1945, 1956–1964
Rank Kapitänleutnant (Ing) (Kriegsmarine)
Fregattenkapitän (Bundesmarine)
Unit U-6, U-16, U-18, U-96, U-652, U-37, U-516
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Philipp Lichtenberg (9 September 1908 in Koblenz – 14 December 1993 in Kiel) was a German naval officer and chief engineer on a U-boat and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross in World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations
  1. ^ Busch and Röll 2003, p. 511.
  2. ^ a b c d e Busch and Röll 2003, p. 512.
  3. ^ Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 277.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 290.
  5. ^ Busch and Röll 2003, p. 513.
Bibliography
  • Busch, Rainer; Röll, Hans-Joachim (2003). Der U-Boot-Krieg 1939–1945 — Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Boot-Waffe von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 [The U-Boat War 1939–1945 — The Knight's Cross Bearers of the U-Boat Force from September 1939 to May 1945] (in German). Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn Germany: Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn. ISBN 978-3-8132-0515-2. 
  • Dörr, Manfred (1989). Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Bootwaffe - Band 2. K - Z. Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-1759-3.
  • 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. 

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