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Alois Assmann (3 June 1913 – 26 October 1987) was a German Unteroffizier in the Wehrmacht during World War II. Assmann was born on the 3 June 1913 in the Buschenitz/Lower Silesia. As corporal and gunner in the 1st company of the 61st tank destroyer detachment, the 11th Panzer Division, he received the Knight's cross on the 18 September 1942. Assmann died on the 26 October 1987 in Loxstedt in Bremerhaven.

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Citations

  1. Scherzer 2007, p. 195.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 118.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
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