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Szyskowitz, Joachim

Date of birth:
November 13th, 1896 (Frankfurt (Main), Germany)
Date of death:
September 11th, 1944 (Antwerp, Belgium)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän
Unit:
Hafenkommandant Anterpen
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1944
Received the Knight's Cross for his role in the defense of Antwerp, as well as his (albeit limited) demolitions efforts in the port facilities.
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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