Kurt Böhmer

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Kurt Böhmer
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Rear admiral Böhmer in 1943
Born (1892-12-31)31 December 1892
Died 1 October 1944(1944-10-01) (aged 51)
near Ventspils, Latvia
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1914–44
Rank Konteradmiral
Unit U-17 and U-22
Hessen
cruiser Admiral Scheer
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kurt Böhmer (31 December 1892 – 1 October 1944) was an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany who commanded the 9th Security Division from 17 June 1944. He was shot and killed on a hunting trip together with three foresters at Ventspils in Latvia by partisans on 1 October 1944. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Dörr 1995, p. 64.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 137.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Dörr, Manfred (1995). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine, Band 1: A-K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2453-0.
  • 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. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Chief of the 9. Sicherungsdivision
June 1944 – October 1944
Succeeded by
Fregattenkapitän Adalbert von Blanc