Szyskowitz, Joachim

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

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän
Unit:
Hafenkommandant Anterpen
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1944
Action:
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.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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