Albrecht von Boxberg

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Albrecht von Boxberg
Born 4 May 1913
Dresden
Died 12 September 1985(1985-09-12) (aged 72)
Burgdorf
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–45
1955–71
Rank Oberstleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Oberst (Bundeswehr)
Commands held II./Panzer-Regiment 3
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Albrecht von Boxberg (4 May 1913 – 12 September 1985) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Oberst in the Bundeswehr. 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. Albrecht von Boxberg was captured by American troops in 1945 and later joined the Bundeswehr retiring in 1971.

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Citations

  1. Patzwall & Scherzer 2009, p. 55.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 120.

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>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 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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