Werner Meyer (SS officer)

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Werner Meyer
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Born (1919-09-18)18 September 1919
Pasewalk
Died 17 August 1996(1996-08-17) (aged 76)
Kirchbarkau near Kiel
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Flag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen-SS
Years of service 1938–1945
Rank Hauptsturmführer
Oberstleutnant of the Reserves
Unit 1./SS-PzGrenRgt 9 "Germania"
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Close Combat Clasp in Gold

Werner Meyer (18 September 1919 in Pasewalk – 17 August 1996 in Kirchbarkau near Kiel) was a highly decorated German Waffen-SS Captain.

He was one of 98 soldiers to have been awarded both the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and Close Combat Clasp in Gold.

Awards

Notes

  1. According to Scherzer as leader of the 1./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 9.[2]

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 310.
  2. Scherzer 2007, p. 542.

Bibliography

  • Berger, Florian. Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold. Selbstverlag Florian Berger, 2004. ISBN 3-9501307-3-X.
  • 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>

External links

  • "Werner Meyer". Ritterkreuzträger 1939–45 (in German). Retrieved 8 November 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>