Gerd-Dietrich Schneider

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Gerd-Dietrich Schneider
Born (1921-03-25)25 March 1921
Stettin
Died 15 July 2004(2004-07-15) (aged 83)
Unknown
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
 German Navy
Years of service 1939–45
1960–68
Rank Oberleutnant zur See (Kriegsmarine)
Korvettenkapitän der Reserve (Bundesmarine)
Unit 3. Räumbootsflottille
Commands held Räumboot "R 35"
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Author

Gerd-Dietrich Schneider (25 March 1921 – 15 July 2004) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant zur See in the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a Korvettenkapitän der Reserve in the Bundesmarine. 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

References

Citations

  1. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 418.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 312.

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>
  • 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>

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