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Ludwig Bachmaier
Born (1895-08-24)August 24, 1895
Died 19 December 1957(1957-12-19) (aged 62)
Place of birth Sankt Wolfgang
Place of death Landshut
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1924)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1912–1924
1936–1945
Rank Oberstleutnant der Reserve
Commands held 1210 Grenadier-Regiment
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ludwig Bachmaier (24 August 1895 – 19 December 1957) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant der Reserve 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 102.
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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