Adalbert Schneider

Adalbert Schneider

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Adalbert Schneider was the first Gunnery Officer on board the battleship Bismarck, and was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross for the sinking of HMS Hood on 24 May 1941 in the Battle of the Denmark Strait. The Knight's Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or outstanding military leadership. Less than a week later, on 27 May 1941, Schneider and the majority of Bismarck's crew were killed in action during Bismarck's last battle. Adalbert Schneider joined the German military on 30 March 1922. He received his first infantry training in the 3rd Company of Coastal Defence Department 3. On 4 October 1922 Schneider went on board SMS Hannover, the first of his ship based trainings. Following Hannover, he went on board SKS Niobe on 4 April 1923 and SMS Berlin on 2 July 1923show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136698714
  • 9786136698717