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Alexander Raab
Born 12 July 1921(1921-07-12) (age 101)
Place of birth Mödling, Austria
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Austria Second Austrian Republic
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Austrian Air Force
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Major der Reserve (Bundesheer)
Unit Kampfgeschwader 77
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alexander Raab (born 12 July 1921) 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 283.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). 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.

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