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Josef Bregenzer
Born (1909-06-12)12 June 1909
Died 16 July 1944(1944-07-16) (aged 35)
Place of birth Werneck
Place of death Swinjuchi, Poland
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1927–1945
Rank Oberstleutnant
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 245
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Josef Franz Bregenzer (12 June 1909 – 16 July 1944) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2003, p. 122.
  2. Fellgiebel 2003, p. 68.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2003). Elite of the Third Reich: The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference. Helion and Company Limited.
  • Schaulen, Fritjof (2003). Eichenlaubträger 1940 - 1945 Zeitgeschichte in Farbe I Abraham - Huppertz (in German). Selent, Germany: Pour le Mérite. ISBN 3-932381-20-3.
  • 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.
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2299-6.

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