Ritterkreuzträger

Portrait of Leutnant Leopold Münster

Leopold Münster rammed a B-24 Liberator Mid-Air as last Kill

Leopold Münster Leopold Münster was born on 13th December 1920 as son of Leopold Münster in Pohorsch near Odrau, Orbital Neutitschein/ Sudetenland. At the age of 5  he already was a young athlete of the Turnerjugend of the Sudetendeutschen Turnenverband. He visited the Volksschule in Pohorsch and afterwards the Bürgerschule in Odrau. Later on he became Gebietsführer in the Sudetendeutsche Turnerjugend in Kuhländchen. Short after the annexation of …

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U-Boat Commander and KC-Holder Alfred Eick passed away

German U-Boat Commander and recipient of the Knight’s Cross Alfred Eick has passed away on 12 April 2015 in Bielefeld. Eick was born on 9 March 1916 in Essen and started his naval career in April 1937. Served on the Hermann Beitzen before transferring to the U-Boat force in November 1940, where he accompanied U-176 on her first two …

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Sören Kam wearing the Knight's Cross.

Danish Knight’s Cross Bearer Sören Kam Passed Away

News has reached Argunners that the Danish Ritterkreuzträger SS-Obersturmführer Sören Kam has passed away on 23 March 2015 in Kempten, Germany. He followed his wife, Eleonore Kam, who passed away just weeks before. Sören Kam was born on 2 November 1921 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He became a member of the youth faction of the DNSAP (NSU) where he was a close …

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