Philipp Lichtenberg

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Philipp Lichtenberg
Born (1908-09-09)9 September 1908
Koblenz
Died 14 December 1993(1993-12-14) (aged 85)
Kiel
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch  Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
 German Navy
Years of service 1928–45
1956–64
Rank Kapitänleutnant (Ing) (Kriegsmarine)
Fregattenkapitän (Bundesmarine)
Unit U-6, U-16, U-18, U-96, U-652, U-37, U-516
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Philipp Lichtenberg (9 September 1908 in Koblenz – 14 December 1993 in Kiel) was a German naval officer and chief engineer on a U-boat and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross in World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. Busch & Röll 2003, p. 511.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Busch & Röll 2003, p. 512.
  3. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 277.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 290.
  5. Busch & Röll 2003, p. 513.

Bibliography

  • Busch, Rainer; Röll, Hans-Joachim (2003). Der U-Boot-Krieg 1939–1945 — Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Boot-Waffe von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 (in German). Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn Germany: Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn. ISBN 978-3-8132-0515-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Dörr, Manfred (1989). Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Bootwaffe - Band 2. K - Z. Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-1759-3.
  • Kurowski, Franz (1995). Knight's Cross Holders of the U-Boat Service. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-88740-748-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Range, Clemens (1974). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine. Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 978-3-87943-355-1. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • 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>

External links

  • Helgason, Guðmundur. "Philipp Lichtenberg". German U-boats of WWII - uboat.net. Retrieved 16 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>