Hans Lehmann

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For the photographer, see Hans G. Lehmann.
Hans Lehmann
Born (1915-09-24)24 September 1915
Died 25 November 1981(1981-11-25) (aged 66)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
Rank Oberleutnant zur See of the Reserves
Unit Panzerschiff Admiral Hipper
U-359, U-454
Commands held U-997
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Lehmann (24 September 1915 – 25 November 1981) was a German U-boat commander in World War II who may have been a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.[a]

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Footnotes[edit]

  • a Walther-Peer Fellgiebel, author of Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945, indicates that Lehmann received the Knight's Cross on 11 May 1945, before the Dönitz decree prohibited the awarding of the Knight's Cross.[4]

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Busch & Röll 2003, p. 521.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 273.
  3. ^ Busch & Röll 2003, p. 522.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 287.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • 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.