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Erich Gröner
Born (1901-03-16)March 16, 1901
Berlin
Died May 21, 1965(1965-05-21) (aged 64)
Paris
Nationality German
Occupation Maritime historian

Erich Gröner (born 16 March 1901, Berlin – d. 21 June 1965) was a German historian of naval warfare and shipbuilding.

Early life and education[edit | edit source]

Erich Gröner was born on 16 March 1901 in Berlin, then capital of the German Empire. From 1910 to 1918, he attended the Käthe-Kollwitz Gymnasium (Käthe-Kollwitz Gymnasium (Berlin)) He published his first treatise, A History of Maritime Trade and Sea War Shipping, at 15 years of age. Gröner enlisted voluntarily into the Kaiserliche Marine in 1918.

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