Heinrich Ruhl

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Heinrich Ruhl
Born (1915-08-31) 31 August 1915 (age 103)
Frankfurt am Main, Prussia, Germany
Allegiance Nazi Germany Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
Rank Major
Commands held Füsilier-Battalion 122
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Heinrich Ruhl (born 31 August 1915) was a Major 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 turned 100 in August 2015.[1]

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. "Ein lautstarkes "Petri heil!"". Frieling-Verlag Berlin. 2015-08-31. Retrieved 2015-09-22.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> (German)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Thomas 1998, p. 232.
  3. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 390.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 299.
  5. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 82.

Bibliography

  • 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 (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2300-9. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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