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Heinz Auert
Born 11 June 1921
Died 18 February 2002(2002-02-18) (aged 80)
Place of birth Halle (Saale)
Place of death Rüppershausen
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Rank Leutnant of the Reserves
Unit Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 116
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinz Auert (11 June 1921 – 18 February 2002) was a German Leutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. Heinz Auert was born on 11 June 1921 in Halle (Saale) and received the Knight's cross as a Lieutenant of the reserve and leader of the 2nd company of Panzer reconnaissance battalion 116 on 28 February 1945. Heinz Auert died on 18 February 2002 in Rüppershausen.

Awards

References

Citations

  1. Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 18.
  2. Scherzer 2007, p. 195.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 118.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001) (in German). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2]. Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
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