Kurt Böhmer

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Kurt Böhmer
Born (1892-12-31)31 December 1892
Magdeburg
Died 1 October 1944(1944-10-01) (aged 51)
near Ventspils, Latvia
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kaiserliche Marine
 Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1914–44
Rank Konteradmiral
Unit SMS Hansa
SMS König Albert
U-17 and U-22
Hessen
cruiser Admiral Scheer
Battles/wars World War I

Spanish Civil War


World War II
Awards Spanish Cross in Silver
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Konteradmiral Kurt Werner Max Böhmer (31 December 1892 in Magdeburgkilled in action 1 October 1944 near Ventspils, Latvia) was a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipient during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He took command of the 9. Sicherungsdivision (9th Security Division) on 17 June 1944. As leader of the division he was shot and killed on a hunting trip together with three foresters at Ventspils in Latvia by partisans on 1 October 1944.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Dörr 1995, p. 64.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 137.

Bibliography

  • Dörr, Manfred (1995). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine, Band 1: A-K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2453-0.
  • 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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<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>
  • 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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

  • "Kurt Böhmer". Ritterkreuzträger 1939-45 (in German). Retrieved 8 August 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Military offices
Preceded by
Chief of the 9. Sicherungsdivision
June 1944 – October 1944
Succeeded by
Fregattenkapitän Adalbert von Blanc