Felix Zymalkowski

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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 1934–45
Rank Korvettenkapitän
Unit SSS Gorch Fock
cruiser Karlsruhe
cruiser Admiral Graf Spee
battleship Gneisenau
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 – 17 August 2004) 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]

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References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "30 Jahre Pharmazie an der Bundesstraße". Harald G. Schweim (in German). Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Fachgruppe Pharmazie—Geschichte". Universität Bonn (in German). Retrieved 30 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Felix Zymalkowski". Kriegsmarine Crew 34 (in German). Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Dörr 1996, p. 387.
  5. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 534.
  6. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 460.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [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. 
  • 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 Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Kapitänleutnant Georg Christiansen
Commander of 8. Schnellbootflottille
1 December 1942 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by