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Hermann Ammer

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Rank  Major of the Reserves
Service/branch  German Army
Years of service  1934–45
Name  Hermann Ammer
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Commands held  II./Grenadier-Regiment 62
Battles/wars  World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of Belgium Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Battle of Bialystok–Minsk Battle of Smolensk (1941) Battle of Moscow Battle of Kursk
Died  December 9, 2000, Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Invasion of Poland, Battle of Belgium

Hermann Ammer (8 March 1914 – 9 December 2000) was a highly decorated Major of the Reserves 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. Hermann Ammer was captured by American troops in 1944 and was released in 1945.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (2 July 1941)
  • 1st Class (18 October 1941)
  • Infantry Assault Badge (20 November 1941)
  • Wound Badge (1939)
  • in Black (6 August 1943)
  • in Silver (1 April 1944)
  • Close Combat Clasp
  • in Bronze (1 August 1943)
  • in Silver (3 January 1944)
  • Eastern Front Medal (1 July 1942)
  • Honour Roll Clasp of the Army (7 September 1943)
  • German Cross in Gold on 17 May 1943 as Oberleutnant in the 3./Grenadier-Regiment 62
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 12 October 1943 as Oberleutnant of the Reserves and II./Grenadier-Regiment 62
  • References

    Hermann Ammer Wikipedia

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