Wilhelm Albert (Wehrmacht officer)

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Wilhelm Albert
Born (1917-04-24)24 April 1917
Greiz
Died 15 December 2004(2004-12-15) (aged 87)
Kassel
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–45
1950's–?
Rank Hauptmann of the Reserves (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit Panzerjäger-Abteilung 35
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Albert (24 April 1917 – 15 December 2004) was a highly decorated Hauptmann of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Oberstleutnant 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. 13.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 114.
  3. Scherzer 2007, p. 189.

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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