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Herbert Amann
Born 11 October 1919
Died 12 January 1944(1944-01-12) (aged 24)
Place of birth Dossenheim
Place of death Novomyrhorod, Ukraine
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–1944
Rank Hauptmann (Posthumously)
Unit Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 905
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Herbert Amann (11 October 1919 – 12 January 1944) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also 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. Herbert Amann was killed on 12 January 1944 near Novomyrhorod, Ukraine. He was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross and promoted to Hauptmann.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Thomas and Wegmann 1985, p. 9.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 99.
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). 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.
  • Thomas, Franz and Wegmann, Günter (1985). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil I: Sturmartillerie (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-1447-0.

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