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Georg Olschewski
Born (1911-06-02)2 June 1911
Died 29 September 1996(1996-09-29) (age 23)
Place of birth Horstmar, Westphalia
Place of death Immenstadt
Allegiance Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg Weimar Republic
Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Flag of Germany.png West Germany
Service/branch Flag of Weimar Republic (jack).svg Reichsmarine
War Ensign of Germany (1938–1945).svg Kriegsmarine
Naval Ensign of Germany.svg German Navy
Years of service 1928–1945, 1957–1967
Rank Leutnant (Ing.)
Fregattenkapitän
Unit U-177
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Georg Olschewski (2 June 1911, Horstmar, Westphalia – 29 September 1996, Immenstadt) was a German chief engineer on a U-boat in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German language:Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Busch and Röll 2003, p. 442.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Busch and Röll 2003, p. 443.
  3. Fellgiebel 2001, p. 371.
  4. Busch and Röll 2003, p. 444.
Bibliography
  • Busch, Rainer & Röll, Hans-Joachim (2003). Der U-Boot-Krieg 1939-1945 - Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Boot-Waffe von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 (in German). Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn Germany: Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn. ISBN 3-8132-0515-0.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945 (in German). 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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