Werner Buxa

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Werner Buxa
Born (1916-10-16)16 October 1916
Memel, East Prussia (modern Lithuania)
Died 20 May 1998(1998-05-20) (aged 81)
Ölbronn-Dürrn
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–45
1960's–70's
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant of the Reserves (Bundeswehr)
Commands held I./Grenadier-Regiment 44
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Buxa (16 October 1916 – 20 May 1998) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Oberstleutnant of the Reserves 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. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 72.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 129.

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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