Alfred Dürrwanger

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Alfred Dürrwanger
Born (1915-04-07)7 April 1915
Breslau
Died 23 July 2003(2003-07-23) (aged 88)
Berg am Starnberger See
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
1956–73
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Oberst i.G. (Bundeswehr)
Commands held II./Jäger-Regiments 83
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alfred Dürrwanger (7 April 1915 – 23 July 2003) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Oberst i.G. 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 141.

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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