Hermann Haderecker

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Hermann Haderecker
Born 27 April 1915
Ingolstadt
Died 5 August 2001(2001-08-05) (aged 86)
Regensburg
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–45
1956–73
Rank Oberstleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Oberst (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 20 (motorisiert)
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hermann Haderecker (27 April 1915 – 5 August 2001) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Oberst 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. Hermann Haderecker was captured by Soviet troops in 1945 and was held until 1955. He joined the Bundeswehr in 1956 and retired in 1973.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 174.

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>

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