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Hans Schwirblat
Born (1920-12-31)December 31, 1920
Died 14 July 1986(1986-07-14) (aged 65)
Place of birth Schernupchen, East Prussia
Place of death Altenholz
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit StG 2
SG 2
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Schwirblat (31 December 1920 – 14 July 1986) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant 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.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 322.
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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