Friedrich-August Graf von Brühl

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Friedrich-August Graf von Brühl
Born 1 May 1913
Pförten
Died 5 November 1981(1981-11-05) (aged 68)
Werl
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–45
1956–69
Rank Major of the Reserves (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Commands held II. Abteilung im Panzer-Regiment 16
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-August Graf von Brühl[a] (1 May 1913 – 5 November 1981) was a highly decorated Major of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Oberstleutnant 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

Footnotes

  • a Regarding personal names: Graf is a title, translated as Count, not a first or middle name. The female form is Gräfin.

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 125.

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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