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Reinhard König
File:Reinhard König.jpg
Born (1909-03-30)30 March 1909
Died 28 March 1998(1998-03-28) (aged 88)
Place of birth Hanau
Place of death Bischofsheim
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1928–1945
Rank Kapitänleutnant (Ing.)
Unit Schleswig-Holstein
Hannover
cruiser Köln
aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin
auxiliary cruiser Atlantis
U-123, U-2506
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Reinhard König (30 March 1909, in Hanau – 28 March 1998, in Bischofsheim) 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 1.2 1.3 Busch and Röll 2003, p. 453.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Busch and Röll 2003, p. 454.
  3. Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 245.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 266.
Bibliography
  • Busch, Rainer and 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. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • 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.

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