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Wilhelm Anhalt
Born (1917-03-28)28 March 1917
Died 13 May 1979(1979-05-13) (age 41)
Place of birth Berlin
Place of death Huntsville, Ontario
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
West Germany West Germany
Service/branch War Ensign of Germany (1938–1945).svg Kriegsmarine
Naval Ensign of Germany.svg German Navy
Years of service 1936–1945, 1956–1973
Rank Kapitänleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Fregattenkapitän (Bundeswehr)
Unit SMS Schlesien
Commands held Räumboot "R 38", "R 39"
Minesweeper "M 84"
4. Räumbootflottille
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Cross of Merit on ribbon

Johannes Friedrich Wilhelm Anhalt (28 March 1917 – 13 May 1979) was a Kapitänleutnant with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and recipient of the coveted 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 Dörr 1995, p. 4.
  2. Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 16.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Dörr 1995, p. 5.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 116.
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. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945 (in German). Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas, 2000. 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.
  • 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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