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Günter Vollmer
Born 15 May 1917
Died 10 December 2004(2004-12-10) (age 15)
Place of birth Berlin
Place of death Münster
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Flag of Germany.png West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1945
1956–1977
Rank Hauptmann der Reserve (Wehrmacht)
Generalmajor (Bundeswehr)
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 411
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Günter Vollmer (15 May 1917 – 10 December 2004) was a highly decorated Hauptmann der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and 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. 351.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
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