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Wilhelm Wegner
Born (1914-09-21)September 21, 1914
Died 10 March 1989(1989-03-10) (aged 74)
Place of birth Seefeld
Place of death Emsdetten
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Leutnant
Unit Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung "Großdeutschland"
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Wegner (21 September 1914 – 10 March 1989) was a highly decorated Leutnant 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. 355.
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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