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Walther Sievers
Born (1902-06-15)June 15, 1902
Died 12 June 1982(1982-06-12) (aged 79)
Place of birth Halstenbeck
Place of death Bad Pyrmont
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Oberst
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 415
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Walther Sievers (15 June 1902 – 12 June 1982) was a highly decorated Oberst 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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Thomas 1998, p. 322.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 325.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 66.
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.
  • Thomas, Franz (1998). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 2: L–Z (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2300-3.

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