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Hans-Georg Borck
Born (1921-09-24)24 September 1921
Died 8 May 2011(2011-05-08) (aged 89)
Place of birth Hagen
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit 3. / Panzer-Pionier-Battalion 209
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Georg Borck (24 September 1921 – 8 May 2011) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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. Hans-Georg Borck was captured by American troops in April 1945 and released in November 1945.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Scherzer 2010, p. 38.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Scherzer 2010, p. 40.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 119.
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.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2010). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil XI: Pioniertruppe—Band 1: A–K (in German). Bissendorf, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2398-4.

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