Jost Brökelmann

Jost Brökelmann

Jost Brökelmann
Born (1907-09-25)25 September 1907
Kiel
Died 3 March 1967(1967-03-03) (aged 59)
Freiburg
Allegiance Weimar Republic Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
West Germany West Germany
Service/branch  Reichsmarine
 Kriegsmarine
 German Navy
Years of service 1927 – 1945
1955 – 1964
Rank Fregattenkapitän (Kriegsmarine)
Kapitän zur See (Bundesmarine)
Unit SSS Niobe
Berlin
tender Nordsee
Meteor
Commands held 2. Räumbootflottille
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Jost Karl Ludwig Brökelmann (25 September 1907 – 3 March 1967) was a Fregattenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. After World War II he served in the Bundesmarine attaining the rank of Kapitän zur See. His last service position was with the German Armed Forces Military History Research Office (1 November 1966 – 3 March 1967).

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Military offices
Preceded by
Korvettenkapitän Hans John
Commander of the 2nd Räumboots Flotilla
June 1941 – December 1942
Succeeded by
Korvettenkapitän Georg Pinkepank