Wilhelm Kubel

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Wilhelm Kubel
Born (1917-12-16)16 December 1917
Woplauken
Died 29 April 2003(2003-04-29) (aged 85)
Hambühren
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–45
1956–74
Rank Hauptmann of the Reserves (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Commands held II./Grenadier-Regiment 162
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Kubel (16 December 1917 – 29 April 2003) was a highly decorated Hauptmann of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht 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. Wilhelm Kubel joined the Bundeswehr in 1956 and served to retirement in 1974,

Medals and Decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 227.

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>

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