Kurt Witschel

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Kurt Witschel
Born 26 March 1915
Brieg
Died 14 April 1992(1992-04-14) (aged 77)
Vallendar
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Bundeswehr
Years of service 1934–45
1956–67
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Jäger-Regiment 28
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Kurt Witschel (26 March 1915 – 14 April 1992) was a highly decorated Hauptmann (captain) who served in the Wehrmacht during World War II and in the postwar Bundeswehr. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas 1998, p. 449.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 364.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 82.

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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  • 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) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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