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Günther Pulst
Born 26 March 1918
Died 5 January 1991 (1991-01-06) (aged 72)
Place of birth Braunschweig
Place of death Bonn
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch War Ensign of Germany (1938–1945).svg Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Kapitänleutnant
Unit U-978
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Federal Cross of Merit
Other work civilian employee of the Bundeswehr
Financial Controller NATO

Günther Pulst (26 March 1918 in Braunschweig – 5 January 1991 in Bonn) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and 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.

His nephew is the American scientist Stefan M. Pulst.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 346.
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). Die Ritterkreuzträger 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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