Rudolf Kolbeck

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Dr. med. dent.
Rudolf Kolbeck
Born (1889-03-24)24 March 1889
Regensburg
Died 12 September 1965(1965-09-12) (aged 76)
Landsberg am Lech
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–18
1937–45
Rank Oberst of the Reserves
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 316
Battles/wars World War I

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Dr. med. dent. Rudolf Kolbeck[Notes 1] (24 March 1889 – 12 September 1965) was an Oberst of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients 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 and decorations

Notes

  1. In German a Doctor of Medical Dentistry is abbreviated as Dr. med. dent. (Doctor medicinae dentariae).

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Thomas 1997, p. 393.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 220.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 67.

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>
  • 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>

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