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Dr. Herward Braunegg
Born (1917-12-26)26 December 1917
Died 16 December 1983(1983-12-16) (aged 65)
Place of birth Graz
Place of death Graz
Allegiance Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Austria Second Austrian Republic
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Bundesheer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberst der Reserve (Bundesheer)
Unit Nahaufklärungs-Gruppe 2
Nahaufklärungs-Gruppe 9
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. Herward Braunegg (26 December 1917 – 16 December 1983) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II and Oberst der Reserve in the Bundesheer. 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 122.
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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