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Alfred Gies
Born (1912-04-07)April 7, 1912
Died 21 May 1993(1993-05-21) (aged 81)
Place of birth Weilburg
Place of death Frankfurt
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
?–1964
Rank Oberfeldwebel (Wehrmacht)
Hauptfeldwebel (Bundeswehr)
Unit Sturzkampfgeschwader 2
Schlachtgeschwader 2
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alfred Gies (7 April 1912 – 21 May 1993) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel 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. 163.
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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