Hans Roeger

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Hans Roeger
Born 13 July 1920
Lauingen
Died 12 April 2009(2009-04-12) (aged 88)
Geislingen an der Steige
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
1955–72
Rank Oberfeldwebel (Wehrmacht)
Hauptmann (Bundeswehr)
Unit Panzer-Füsilier-Regiment "Großdeutschland"
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Roeger (13 July 1920 – 12 April 2009) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and 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

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 294.

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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