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Heinz Allersmeier
Born (1917-03-24)March 24, 1917
Died 23 March 2001(2001-03-23) (aged 83)
Place of birth Chemnitz
Place of death Miesbach
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–1945
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 189
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinz Allersmeier (24 March 1917 – 23 March 2001) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas and Wegmann 1987, p. 39.
  2. Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 13.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 98.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941–1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall (in German). ISBN 3-931533-45-X.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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 (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.
  • Thomas, Franz and Wegmann, Günter (1987). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 1: A–Be (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-1153-6.

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