Heinz-Otto Fabian

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Heinz-Otto Fabian
Born 1 March 1918
Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
Died 16 September 1990 (1990-09-17) (aged 72)
Vögelsen
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–45
1956–74
Rank Major
Brigadegeneral
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Heinz-Otto Fabian (1 March 1918 – 16 September 1990) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and later a Brigadegeneral of the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1997, p. 160.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 108.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Scherzer 2007, p. 301.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 85.

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>
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

  • "Heinz-Otto Fabian". Lexikon der Wehrmacht (in German). Retrieved 17 February 2011. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • "Eiserne Besen". Der Seigel 43/1968 (in German). Retrieved 17 February 2011. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>