Knight's Cross on Korvettenkapitän Schneider

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Knight's Cross on Korvettenkapitän Schneider

Postby José M. Rico » Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:10 pm

0217 hours on 27 May 1941.
To Commander in Chief of the Navy [Grossadmiral Erich Raeder]:

"Recommend bestowal of the Knight's Cross on Korvettenkapitän Schneider for sinking Hood."

Chief of Fleet [Admiral Günther Lütjens]

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0351 hours on 27 May 1941.
To Korvettenkapitän Schneider, Chief of Fleet to be informed:

"The Führer has bestowed Knight's Cross on you for sinking battle cruiser Hood. Hearty congratulations."

Commander in Chief of the Navy [Grossadmiral Erich Raeder].

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Re: Knight's Cross on Korvettenkapitän Schneider

Postby wadinga » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:12 pm

Hello Jose,

Thank you for posting original documentation for us to view. Please accept my appreciation for your excellent website.

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All the best

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Re: Knight's Cross on Korvettenkapitän Schneider

Postby José M. Rico » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:35 pm

You’re welcome.
I have been away from the website and forum for a long time, but things might change in the near future.

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Re: Knight's Cross on Korvettenkapitän Schneider

Postby Antonio Bonomi » Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:11 am

Hello everybody,

@ Jose',

so welcome back, ... we missed you, ... but meanwhile we made this forum a reference used also by several social's like facebook, ... so it is in good shape, ... despite the usual stuff's, ...

Bye Antonio :D
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