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Kurt Fimmen

Kurt Fimmen
Born 4 May 1911
Died 6 May 2001 (2001-05-07) (aged 90)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kriegsmarine
Years of service 1935-1945
Rank Korvettenkapitän
Commands held Torpedoboot T-16
4. Schnellbootflottille
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Kurt Fimmen (4 May 1911 – 6 May 2001) was a German Schnellboot commander in World War II and 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.



  • Dörr, Manfred (1995). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Überwasserstreitkräfte der Kriegsmarine—Band 1:A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2453-0.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
External link
  • Deutsches Marinearchiv
Military offices
Preceded by
Kapitänleutnant Albert Causemann
Commander of 4. Schnellbootflottille
6 November 1943 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by

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