Alexander Raab (pilot)

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Alexander Raab
Born 12 July 1921
Mödling, Austria
Died 2014 (aged 92–93)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Austria Second Austrian Republic
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Austrian Air Force
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Major of the Reserves (Bundesheer)
Unit Kampfgeschwader 77
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alexander Raab (12 July 1921 – 2014) was a Major in the Luftwaffe during World War II and 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.

Raab died in 2014.[1]

Awards and decorations

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Bibliography

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  • 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)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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