Johannes Bölter

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Johannes Bölter
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Born (1915-02-19)19 February 1915
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Kingdom of Prussia
Died 16 September 1987(1987-09-16) (aged 72)
Mülheim an der Ruhr, West Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz.svg Heer
Years of service 1933–45
Rank Hauptmann
Unit schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves

Hauptmann Johannes Bölter (February 19, 1915 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia – September 16, 1987 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) was a German Wehrmacht tank commander during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1997, p. 60.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 51.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 137.
  4. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 88.

Bibliography

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  • Kurowski, Franz (1992). Panzer Aces. New York: Ballantine Book. ISBN 0-345-44884-7.
  • 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>