Edwin Bader

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Edwin Bader
Born (1915-09-19)19 September 1915
Eggenburg, Austria
Died 21 January 1944(1944-01-21) (aged 28)
Finkenheerd, Germany
Allegiance Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Österreichisches Bundesheer (1935–38)
Heer (1938–39)
Luftwaffe (1939–44)
Years of service 1935–44
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit Nahaufklärungsgruppe 16
Nahaufklärungsgruppe 2
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Edwin Bader (19 September 1915 — 12 July 1944) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe during World War II. 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. Edwin Bader died on 12 July 1944 in a training accident over Finkenheerd.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 21.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 102.

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

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