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Waldemar Lehmann
Born (1913-04-29)29 April 1913
Died 7 June 1997(1997-06-07) (aged 84)
Place of birth Palatowka, Russia
Place of death Sehlde
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1931–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 3
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Waldemar Lehmann (29 April 1913 – 7 June 1997) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, and was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He was also awarded the very rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold, one of only 631 awarded.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Berger 2004, p. 286.
  2. Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 273.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 235.
Bibliography
  • Berger, Florian (2004). Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold. Selbstverlag Florian Berger ISBN 3-9501307-3-X.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 (in German). Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Patzwall, Klaus D. and Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941–1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall (in German). ISBN 3-931533-45-X.
  • 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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