Alfred Dannebaum

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Alfred Dannebaum
Born 6 February 1918
Langfuhr, German Empire
Died 21 October 1999(1999-10-21) (aged 81)
Eitorf, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1945
1956–76
Rank Rittmeister (Wehrmacht)
Oberst im Generalstab (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 24
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alfred Dannebaum (6 February 1918 – 21 October 1999) was a highly decorated Rittmeister 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. 133.

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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