Friedrich-Wilhelm Wangerin

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Friedrich-Wilhelm Wangerin
Born (1915-01-27)27 January 1915
Berlin
Died 13 November 2002(2002-11-13) (aged 87)
Bonn
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer (1935–40)
Luftwaffe (1940–45)
Luftwaffe (1956–71)
Years of service 1935–45
1956–71
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 5
Commands held III./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 16-Ost
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich-Wilhelm Wangerin (27 January 1915 – 13 November 2002) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Fallschirmjäger during World War II and a 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

Notes

  1. According to Thomas & Wegmann on 28 January 1944.[1]

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Thomas & Wegmann 1986, p. 353.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 496.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 354.

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>
  • Kurowski, Franz (1995). Knights of the Wehrmacht Knight's Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjäger. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military. ISBN 978-0-88740-749-9.<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; Wegmann, Günter (1986). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil II: Fallschirmjäger (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1461-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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