Johannesson, Rolf

Date of birth:
July 22nd, 1900 (Berlin/Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 6th, 1989 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ended the Second World War as Konteradmiral and served after the war with the same rank in the Bundeswehr.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän
Unit:
Kommandant Z 15 "Erich Steinbrinck" / 5.Zerstörerflottille
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitän zur See
Unit:
Kommandant "Hermes"
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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