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Amelung, Günther

Date of birth:
April 8th, 1914
Date of death:
March 29th, 1944 (Oborova, Croatia)
German (1933-1945, German Reich)


Günther Amelung was killed on 29th March 1944 near Oborova in Croatia. At this time he was Chef 1. / Aufklärungs-Abteilung 55. He was posthumously promoted to Rittmeister der Reserve.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
5. / Schnelle Abteilung 123 / 123.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes


  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - 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