Zimmermann, Jakob

Date of birth:
January 9th, 1912 (Mertloch/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
October 8th, 1943 (Orel, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Jakob Zimmermann died of his wounds inflicted in the area round Orel. He was promoted posthumously to Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
9. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 10
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 10
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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