Carl Langemeyer

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Dr. med. habil.
Carl Langemeyer
Born (1907-08-06)6 August 1907
Holzminden
Died 25 July 1982(1982-07-25) (aged 74)
Holzminden
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1934–45
1957–68
Rank Oberstabsarzt (Wehrmacht)
Oberfeldarzt der Reserve (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Fallschirm-Sanitäter-Lehr-Abteilung
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. med. habil. Carl Langemeyer[Note 1] (6 August 1907 – 25 July 1982) was a highly decorated Oberstabsarzt in the Fallschirmjäger during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

The details of his service records are no longer available. Langermeyer, who had served as an officer of the military reserve force in the Bundeswehr (Oberfeldarzt), had his personal file destroyed in 1967.[3]

Notes

  1. In German a Doctor of Medicine is abbreviated as Dr. med. (Doctor medicinae). The habilitation, abbreviated as habil., can be obtained after a research doctorate. It is the highest academic qualification a scholar can achieve by his or her own pursuit in Germany.

References

Citations

  1. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 268.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 232.
  3. Thomas & Wegmann 1986, p. 160.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Kurowski, Franz (1995). Knights of the Wehrmacht Knight's Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjäger. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military. ISBN 978-0-88740-749-9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1986). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil II: Fallschirmjäger (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1461-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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