Ernst Kutschkau

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Ernst Kutschkau
Born (1910-10-23)23 October 1910
Saalfeld, East Prussia
Died 4 February 1947(1947-02-04) (aged 36)
POW camp Chatelineau near Charleroi, Belgium
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–45
Rank Oberfeldwebel of the Reserves
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 3
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Ernst Kutschkau (23 October 1910 – 4 February 1947) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel of the Reserves 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. He was also awarded the very rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold one of only 631 awards

Awards and decorations

Notes

  1. According to Scherzer as Oberfeldwebel.[5]

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1997, p. 432.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Berger 2004, p. 247.
  3. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 265.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 281.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Scherzer 2007, p. 488.
  6. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 99.

Bibliography

  • Berger, Florian (2004). Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold (in German). Vienna, Austria: Selbstverlag Florian Berger. ISBN 978-3-9501307-3-7. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). 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>
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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