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Franz Juschkat
Born (1917-02-13)13 February 1917
Died 3 December 1967(1967-12-03) (aged 50)
Place of birth Groß-Warkau/Insterburg (now Chernyakhovsk, Kalinin Oblast, Russia)
Place of death Harlingerode
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Oberfeldwebel (Wehrmacht)
Unit 1st Infantry Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Franz Juschkat (12 February 1917 – 3 December 1967) was an Oberfeldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and he was also awarded the very rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold one of only 631 awards

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer. "Elite of the Third Reich:The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference", Helion and Company Limited 2003 p 203.
Bibliography
  • Berger, Florian (2004). Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold. Selbstverlag Florian Berger ISBN 3-9501307-3-X.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5. (German)
  • Kurowski, Franz (2005). Infantry Aces:The German Soldier in Combat in WWII. Mechanicsburg PA, USA: StackPole Books. ISBN 978-0-8117-3202-4.
  • 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.
  • Wallechinsky, David. (1984). "Bobsled: Four-man." In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 1896-1980. New York: Penguin Books. p. 561.

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