Siegfried Jamrowski

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Siefried Jamrowski
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Siegfried Jamrowski
Born 1 November 1917
Gumbinnen, East Prussia (now Gusev, Kalinin Oblast, Russia)
Died 3 September 2012(2012-09-03) (aged 94)
Netphen, Germany
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch
Years of service 1936–45
Rank Major
Commands held III./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3
Battles/wars
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Siegfried Jamrowski (1 November 1917 – 3 September 2012[1]) was a Major in the Fallschirmjäger during World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross for his actions in the Battle of Monte Cassino. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Jamrowski was captured by British troops in May 1945 and was held until 1946.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. http://www.saladeguerra.com.br/2012/09/nota-de-falecimento-siegfried-jamrowski.html
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Thomas & Wegmann 1986, p. 127.
  3. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 208.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 199.

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>
  • 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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