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Walter Patry
Born (1917-04-15)April 15, 1917
Died 22 January 1945(1945-01-22) (aged 27)
Place of birth Iglau
Place of death Missing in action near Kolberg
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Feldwebel
Unit Aufklärungs-Gruppe 22
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter Patry (15 April 1917 – 22 January 1945) was a highly decorated Feldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and 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. Walter Party was listed as missing in action on 22 January 1945 near Kolberg, and was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross on 28 February 1945.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 272.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 (in German). 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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