Edwin Stolz

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Edwin Stolz
Born (1912-12-04)4 December 1912
Bühlertal
Died 17 May 1944(1944-05-17) (aged 31)
Polotsk, Belarus
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1944
Rank Oberleutnant (Posthumously)
Unit 14./Grenadier-Regiment 353
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Edwin Stolz (4 December 1912 – 17 May 1944) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Edwin Stolz was killed on 17 May 1944 in Polotsk, Belarus. He was posthumously promoted to Oberleutnant and awarded the Oak Leaves to his Knight's Cross.

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Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1998, p. 352.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 335.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 71.

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>
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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