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Hans-Jürgen Reinicke
Born 10 August 1902
Died 29 January 1978 (1978-01-30) (aged 75)
Place of birth Frankfurt (Main)
Place of death Wuppertal
Allegiance Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Flag of German Reich (1935–1945).svg Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag of Weimar Republic (jack).svg Reichsmarine
War Ensign of Germany (1938–1945).svg Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1922–1945
Rank Kapitän zur See
Unit SMS Hannover
cruiser Deutschland
Commands held destroyer Z-28
heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen
Battles/wars Spanish Civil War
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Jürgen Rudolf Reinicke (10 August 1902 – 29 January 1978) was a Kapitän zur See, commander of German cruiser Prinz Eugen, in the German navy during the Second World War and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Captain Reinicke was chief of staff to vice admiral Otto Ciliax during the Channel Dash, the transit of the ships of the Brest Group through the English Channel.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Dörr 1996, p. 170.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dörr 1996, p. 171.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 354.
Bibliography
  • Dörr, Manfred (1996). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine—Band 2:L–Z (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2497-2.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 (in German). Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Range, Clemens (1974). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine (in German). Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 3-87943-355-0.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941–1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall (in German). ISBN 3-931533-45-X.
  • 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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