Johann Brucker

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Not to be confused with Johann Jakob Brucker.
Johann Brucker
Born 21 March 1913
Bodenwöhr
Died 8 March 1966(1966-03-08) (aged 52)
Munich
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
?–63
Rank Oberstleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Oberst (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 959
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johann Brucker (21 March 1913 – 8 March 1966) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II and 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. Johann Brucker joined the Bundeswehr after the war and retired in 1963.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 124.

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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