Kurt Thoma

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Kurt Thoma
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-L09671, Kurt Thoma.jpg
Born (1901-08-04)4 August 1901
Staufen
Died 11 April 1971(1971-04-11) (aged 69)
Oldenburg
Service/branch  Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
 German Navy
Rank Kapitän zur See
Unit Hannover
SSS Niobe
Berlin
Braunschweig
Schleswig-Holstein
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Otto Kurt Thoma (4 August 1901 – 11 April 1971) was a captain (Kapitän zur See) in Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dörr 1996, p. 288.
  2. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 742.
  3. ^ Dörr 1996, p. 289.

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. 
  • 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
Commander of the 2nd Minesweeper Flotilla
October 1938 – March 1941
Succeeded by
Fregattenkapitän Hans Rehm
Preceded by
Fregattenkapitän Klaus Scholtz
Commander of the Marinestützpunktkommando Kiel
December 1957 – April 1958
Succeeded by
Kapitän zur See Klaus Scholtz
Preceded by
Fregattenkapitän Johannes Franz
Commander of the Marinestützpunktkommando Wilhelmshaven
April 1958 – September 1962
Succeeded by
Fregattenkapitän Gerd Schreiber