Albert Kerscher

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Albert Kerscher
Born 29 March 1916
Woppmannsdorf
Died 12 June 2011(2011-06-12) (aged 95)
Ingolstadt
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1945
1956–69
Rank Oberfeldwebel (Wehrmacht)
Oberstabsfeldwebel (Bundeswehr)
Unit Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502
Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 511
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Albert Kerscher (29 March 1916 – 12 June 2011) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 208.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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