Martin Strahammer

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Martin Strahammer
Born 13 November 1890
Died 2 May 1945(1945-05-02) (aged 54)
Parma, Italy
Allegiance Austria-Hungary Austria–Hungary
Austria First Austrian Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1912–38 (Austria)
1938–45 (Germany)
Rank Oberstleutnant (Austria)
Generalmajor (Germany)
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Martin Strahammer (13 November 1890 – 2 May 1945) was an Austrian general in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. Following his surrender, he was shot by American forces on 2 May 1945 at Parma under unclear circumstances.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 358.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 463.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 336.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 73.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 2: L–Z] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Generalmajor Hans-Joachim Ehlert
Commander of 114. Jäger Division
15 April 1945 – 23 April 1945
Succeeded by
None