Fritz Buchenau

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Fritz Buchenau
Born 4 June 1914
Unterellen
Died 8 February 1991(1991-02-08) (aged 76)
Kempten
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
1956–72
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Brigadegeneral (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Fahnenjunker-Regiment 4 of the Artillerie-Schule II Groß-Born
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Fritz Buchenau (4 June 1914 – 8 February 1991) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant of the Reserves 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. Fritz Buchenau joined the Bundeswehr in 1956 and retired in 1972 as a Brigadegeneral.

Awards and decorations

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>
  • 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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