Macellariu, Horia

Date of birth:
May 10th, 1894 (Craiova, Rumania)
Date of death:
July 11th, 1989 (Bucharest, Rumania)
Nationality:
Romanian

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Contraamiral (Rear Admiral)
Unit:
Comandantul Fortei Navale Maritime Romane
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1944
Action:
The following press article, dated 22.05.1944, describes how Horia Macellariu received the Knight’s Cross…

“In recognition of their services during the naval evacuation of Crimea, conducted alongside heavy fighting, the Führer has awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross to the commanding admiral of the Black Sea, Vizeadmiral Brinkmann, the commander of Crimean naval defense, Konteradmiral Otto Schulz, and the commander of the Romanian naval forces, Konteradmiral Macellariu.”
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Comandantul Fortei Navale Maritime Romane
Ordinul Steaua Romaniei Grand Cross

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