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Kurt Böhmer
Born (1892-12-31)31 December 1892
Died 1 October 1944(1944-10-01) (age 76)
Place of birth Magdeburg
Place of death near Ventspils, Latvia
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch War Ensign of Germany (1903–1919).svg Kaiserliche Marine
Flag of Weimar Republic (jack).svg Reichsmarine
War Ensign of Germany (1938–1945).svg Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1914 – 1944
Rank Konteradmiral
Unit SMS Hansa
SMS König Albert
U-17 and U-22
Hessen
cruiser Admiral Scheer
Battles/wars World War I
Spanish Civil War
World War II
Awards Spanish Cross in Silver
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Konteradmiral Kurt Werner Max Böhmer (31 December 1892 in Magdeburg – killed in action 1 October 1944 near Ventspils, Latvia) was a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipient during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He took command of the 9. Sicherungsdivision (9th Security Division) on 17 June 1944. As leader of the division he was shot and killed on a hunting trip together with three foresters at Ventspils in Latvia by partisans on 1 October 1944.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Dörr 1995, p. 64.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 137.
Bibliography
  • Dörr, Manfred (1995). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine, Band 1: A-K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2453-0.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945 (in German). Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Range, Clemens (1974). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Kriegsmarine (in German). Stuttgart, Germany: Motorbuch Verlag. ISBN 3-87943-355-0.
  • 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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Military offices
Preceded by
Chief of the 9. Sicherungsdivision
June 1944 – October 1944
Succeeded by
Fregattenkapitän Adalbert von Blanc

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