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Peter-Ekhard Gilow
Born (1918-03-13)13 March 1918
Died 9 October 1994(1994-10-09) (aged 85)
Place of birth Weißwasser
Place of death Königstein im Taunus
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service –1945
Rank Major im Generalstab
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Peter-Ekhard Gilow (13 March 1918 – 8 November 1992) was a highly decorated Major im Generalstab 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. 163.
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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