Schimmele, Josef

Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
Richtschütze 14. / Füssilier-Regiment 34 / 34.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1944
Action:
Josef Schimmele was awarded the Knight’s Cross during the Battle for Cherkassy Pocket.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - 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

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