|Born||March 8, 1914|
|Died||9 December 2000(aged 86)|
|Place of birth||Mamming|
|Place of death||Vilshofen an der Donau|
|Years of service||1934–1945|
|Rank||Major der Reserve|
|Commands held||II. / Grenadier-Regiment 62|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Hermann Ammer (8 March 1914 – 9 December 2000) was a highly decorated Major der Reserve 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. Hermann Ammer was captured by American troops in 1944 and was released in 1945.
Awards and decorations
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (2 July 1941)
- 1st Class (18 October 1941)
- Wound Badge (1939)
- in Black
- in Silver (1 April 1944)
- Close Combat Clasp
- in Bronze
- in Silver (3 January 1944)
- Eastern Front Medal (1 July 1942)
- Infantry Assault Badge (20 November 1941)
- Honour Roll Clasp of the Army (7 September 1943)
- German Cross in Gold (17 May 1943)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 12 October 1943 as Oberleutnant der Reserves and II. / Grenadier-Regiment 62 
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