Heinrich Praßdorf

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Heinrich Praßdorff
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Heinrich Praßdorff
Born 7 December 1918
Rostock
Died 8 November 1993(1993-11-08) (aged 74)
Rostock
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1937–45
Rank Obermaschinist
Unit U-1203
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinrich "Heinz" Praßdorff (7 December 1918 – 8 November 1993) was a German U-boat machinist in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany. He was born and died in Rostock.

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  1. ^ a b c Busch & Röll 2003, p. 516.
  2. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 603.

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. 
  • 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.