Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski

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Hermann Leopold August von Oppeln-Bronikowski
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Born (1899-01-02)2 January 1899
Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Died 19 September 1966(1966-09-19) (aged 67)
Gaißach, Bavaria, West Germany
Allegiance
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–45
Rank Generalmajor
Unit 20th Panzer Division
Battles/wars
  • World War I
  • World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
Olympic medal record
Equestrian
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Dressage team

Hermann Leopold August von Oppeln-Bronikowski (2 January 1899 – 19 September 1966) was a German Wehrmacht officer. Oppeln-Bronikowski fought during World War I and World War II. At the 1936 Summer Olympics he won the Gold Medal in the team Dressage. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.


Awards

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Thomas 1998, p. 132.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 338.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Scherzer 2007, p. 578.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 330.
  5. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 86.
  6. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 48.

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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Frey, Gerhard; Herrmann, Hajo: Helden der Wehrmacht - Unsterbliche deutsche Soldaten (in German). München, Germany: FZ-Verlag GmbH, 2004. ISBN 3-924309-53-1.


Military offices
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppen Mortimer von Kessel
Commander of 20th Panzer Division
November 6, 1944-May 8, 1945
Succeeded by
none

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