Jakob Fuchs

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Jakob Fuchs
Born (1920-08-01)1 August 1920
Damflos
Died 3 November 2005(2005-11-03) (aged 85)
Hermeskeil
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–45
1956–72
Rank Feldwebel (Wehrmacht)
Hauptfeldwebel (Bundeswehr)
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 124
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Jakob Fuchs (1 August 1920 – 3 November 2005) was a highly decorated Feldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Hauptfeldwebel 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 158.

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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