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Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Discussions on the personalities of the Wehrmacht and of the organizations not covered in the other sections.
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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Someone from Kharkov on 13 Dec 2009 10:29

Bade, Kurt

RK: 26. August 1943, Unteroffizier, Zugführer 4./Pz.Aufkl.Abt. 23

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Anil on 13 Dec 2009 10:57

Generaladmiral Alfred Saalwächter + Executed by USSR 6 December 1945

RK : 9 May 1940 Marine - Gruppenbefehlshaber West

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Anil on 13 Dec 2009 12:19

Oberstleutnant Paul Audorff

RK : 13 May 1943 Grenadier-Regiment 754 / 334.Infanterie-Division

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Bernd R on 13 Dec 2009 13:21

I have made additions directly to Kretschmer and Saalwächter.
The following are merged to one entry : Auer, Canders, Frhr von Funck, Brandenberger, Späte, Kreysing, Kohler, Edelsheim, Rudel, Herrmann, Storp.

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Josef Bremm on 13 Dec 2009 19:38

Major Anton Müller
° 12/04/1914 - † 27/07/2006

Ritterkreuz : 10.09.1944 ( 3597 ) .
Hauptmann und Führer des I. Bataillon / Grenadier-Regiment 501 / 290. Infanterie-Division .

Eichenlaub : 14.02.1945 ( 738 ) .
Hauptmann und Kommandeur des II. Bataillon / Grenadier-Regiment 503 / 290. Infanterie-Division .

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Josef Bremm on 13 Dec 2009 19:57

Major Clemens Graf von Kageneck
° 17/10/1913 - † 18/03/2005

Ritterkreuz : 04.08.1943 ( 1926 ) .
Hauptmann und Kommandeur der schweren Panzer-Abteilung 503 .

Eichenlaub : 26.06.1944 ( 513 ) .
Hauptmann und Kommandeur der schweren Panzer-Abteilung 503 .

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Josef Bremm on 13 Dec 2009 20:28

Oberst Dr. iur. Ernst Kupfer
° 02/07/1907 - † 06/11/1943

Ritterkreuz : 23.11.1941 ( 375 ) .
Hauptmann und Staffelkapitän der 7. Staffel / Stukageschwader 2 "Immelmann“ .

Eichenlaub : 08.01.1943 ( 173 ) .
Major und Kommandeur der II. Gruppe / Stukageschwader 2 "Immelmann“ .

Schwerter : 11.04.1944 ( 62 ) posthum .
Oberst in der Dienststellung des Generals der Schlachtflieger (für die Erflolge als Kommodore des Schlachtgeschwader 2 "Immelmann“ ) .

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Anil on 13 Dec 2009 21:44

Major Heinrich Ehrler + 4 April 1945 KIA

RK : 4 September 1942 as Leutnant 6./Jagdgeschwader 5

EL : 2 August 1943 as Hauptmann and Gruppenkommandeur of the III./JG 5

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Josef Bremm on 13 Dec 2009 22:14

SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Polizei und der Waffen-SS Bruno Streckenbach
° 07/02/1902 - † 28/10/1977

Ritterkreuz : 17.08.1944 ( 3498 ) .
SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Polizei und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS, Kommandeur der Kampfgruppe 19. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (lettische Nr. 2) .

Eichenlaub : 16.01.1945 ( 701 ) .
SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Polizei und der Waffen-SS und Kommandeur der 19. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (lettische Nr. 2) .

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Josef Bremm on 13 Dec 2009 22:42

Oberst Albert Brux
° 11/11/1907 - † 16/12/2001

Ritterkreuz : 12.09.1941 ( 489 ) .
Hauptmann und Kommandeur des I. Bataillon / Schützen-Regiment 66 / 13. Panzer-Division .

Eichenlaub: 24.06.1944 ( 504 ) .
Oberst und Kommandeur des Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 40 / 17. Panzer-Division .

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Josef Bremm on 14 Dec 2009 05:53

SS-Sturmbannführer Heinz Macher
° 31/12/1919 - † 21/12/2001

Ritterkreuz : 03.04.1943 ( 1693 ) .
SS-Untersturmführer und Führer der 16.(Pioniere) Kompanie / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment "Deutschland“ / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division "Das Reich“ .

Eichenlaub : 19.08.1944 ( 554 ) .
SS-Obersturmführer und Chef der 16.(Pioniere) Kompanie / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 3 "Deutschland“ / 2. SS-Panzer-Division "Das Reich“ .

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Josef Bremm on 14 Dec 2009 06:11

Oberst Johannes Kümmel
° 21/07/1909 - † 26/02/1944

Ritterkreuz : 09.07.1941 ( 342 ) .
Oberleutnant der Reserve und Chef der 1. Kompanie / Panzer-Regiment 8 / 15. Panzer-Division .

Eichenlaub : 11.10.1942 ( 133 ) .
Hauptmann und Kommandeur der I. Abteilung / Panzer-Regiment 8 / 15. Panzer-Division .

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Josef Bremm on 14 Dec 2009 06:18

Major Karl-Heinz Noak
° 30/07/1916 - † 14/11/1978

Ritterkreuz : 05.08.1940 ( 147 ) .
Leutnant und Zugführer in der 2. Kompanie / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 46 / 44. Infanterie-Division .

Eichenlaub : 16.01.1942 ( 63 ) .
Oberleutnant und Chef der 1. Kompanie / Panzerjäger-Abteilung 137 / 137. Infanterie-Division .

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Anil on 14 Dec 2009 08:19

Generalfeldmarschall Hermann Göring

RK : 30 September 1939 Reichsminister der Luftfahrt and Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe

Großkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes : 20 July 1940 Reichsminister der Luftfahrt and Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe

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Re: Knight's Cross Holders Photo Database

Postby Anil on 14 Dec 2009 10:05

Hauptmann der Reserve Otto Gemünden

RK : 12 October 1942 as Wachtmeister Geschützführer 1. / I. / Flak-Regiment 49 (motorisiert) / Flak-Rgt. 37 (mot) / 9.Flak-Division

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