Werner Möller

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Werner Möller
Born (1919-01-07)7 January 1919
Kassel, Germany
Died 22 September 1982(1982-09-22) (aged 63)
Haardt, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–45
?–1978
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Oberst (Bundeswehr)
Commands held I. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 12
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Möller (7 January 1919 – 22 September 1982) was a highly decorated major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an oberst in the Bundeswehr. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He was also awarded the very rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold, one of only 631 such awards made.

Awards and decorations

Notes

  1. According to Scherzer as leader of the I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 12.[4]

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Berger 2004, p. 355.
  2. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 314.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 314.
  4. Scherzer 2007, p. 549.

Bibliography

  • Berger, Florian (2004). Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold (in German). Vienna, Austria: Selbstverlag Florian Berger. ISBN 978-3-9501307-3-7. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • 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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