Ernst Ziemer

Ernst Ziemer

Ernst Ziemer
Born (1911-12-09)9 December 1911
Died 6 August 1986(1986-08-06) (aged 74)
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1931–45
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Infanterie-Regiment 94

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Ernst Ziemer (9 December 1911 – 6 August 1986) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 474.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 370.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 64.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht