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Revision as of 06:40, 28 December 2013

Dipl.-Ing. Ernst Bolbrinker
Born 23 October 1898
Died 2 July 1962(1962-07-02) (aged 63)
Place of birth Graz, Austria
Place of death Bielefeld
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1920)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1916–1920
1936–1945
Rank Generalmajor
Commands held I./Panzer-Regiment 5
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Engineer

Dipl.-Ing. Ernst Bolbrinker[Notes 1] (23 October 1898 – 2 July 1962) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht 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. Ernst Bolbrinker was captured in 1945 and was released in 1947.

Awards and decorations

Notes

  1. In German an engineer's degree is called Diplom-Ingenieur (abbreviated Dipl.-Ing.)

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 118.
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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