Robert Eyssen

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Robert Eyssen
Born (1892-04-02)2 April 1892
Frankfurt
Died 31 March 1960(1960-03-31) (aged 67)
Baden-Baden
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1911–45
Rank Konteradmiral
Commands held Auxiliary cruiser Komet (HSK-7)
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Robert Eyssen (2 April 1892 – 31 March 1960) was a Konteradmiral with the Kriegsmarine during World War II[1]:80 and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He joined the Imperial German Navy in 1911.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Giese, O., 1994, Shooting the War, Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, ISBN 1557503079
  2. ^ a b c d e f Dörr 1995, p. 153.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 176.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Dörr, Manfred (1995). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine—Band 1: A–K [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the Surface Forces of the Navy—Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2453-2. 
  • 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.