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Elmershaus Walter Eberhard von Haxthausen
Born 21 February 1915
Died 15 November 1983(1983-11-15) (age 37)
Place of birth Kiel
Place of death Bad Godesberg
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch War Ensign of Germany (1938–1945).svg Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1935–1945
Rank Kapitänleutnant
Commands held Minensuchboot M 83
2. Artillerieträger-Flottille
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Elmershaus Walter Eberhard von Haxthausen (21 February 1915 – 15 November 1983) was a highly decorated Kapitänleutnant in the Kriegsmarine 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.

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ReferencesEdit

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 180.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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.
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Military offices
Preceded by
Kapitänleutnant Josef Bauer
Commander of 2. Artillerieträger-Flottille
April 1943 – October 1944
Succeeded by
Kapitänleutnant Friedrich Schad
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