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Theodor Burchardi

Theodor Burchardi
Born (1892-05-14)14 May 1892
Died 12 August 1983(1983-08-12) (aged 91)
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kaiserliche Marine
Years of service 1911–45
Rank Admiral
Unit SMS Hansa
SMS Seydlitz
SMS Moltke
SMS Kaiserin Augusta
SMS Amazone
SMS Nymphe
Light cruiser Königsberg
Commands held Cruiser Köln
Commanding admiral "Ostland"

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Friedrich Wilhelm Theodor Burchardi (14 May 1892 – 12 August 1983) was an Courland and Eastern Prussia at the end of World War II in Operation Hannibal and the Evacuation of East Prussia.




  1. ^ a b c d Thomas 1997, p. 92.
  2. ^ Dörr 1995, p. 114.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Dörr 1995, p. 115.
  4. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 254.


  • Hildebrand, Hans H. and Henriot, Ernest (1988). Deutschlands Admirale 1849–1945 Band 1: A–G (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-1499-3.

External links

  • Theodor Burchardi @ World War 2
  • Theodor Burchadi @ Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Theodor Burchardi @ Axis Biographical Research at the Wayback Machine (archived January 15, 2011)
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