Action: Josef Schimmele was awarded the Knight’s Cross during the Battle for Cherkassy Pocket.
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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