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Werner Breese
Born (1913-04-06)April 6, 1913
Died 17 February 1995(1995-02-17) (aged 81)
Place of birth Hohenwestedt
Place of death Hohenwestedt
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer (1934-1935)
Luftwaffe (1935-1945)
Years of service 1934-1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Aufklärungs-Gruppe 122
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Breese (6 April 1913 – 17 February 1995) was a German Luftwaffe reconnaissance pilot and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 MacLean 2007, p. 78.
  2. Patzwall and Scherzer 2001, p. 58.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 122.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • MacLean, French L. (2007). Luftwaffe Efficiency & Promotion Reports — For the Knight's Cross Winners. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Military History. ISBN 978-0-7643-2657-8.
  • 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). Die 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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