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Willi Blumenroth
Born (1919-07-19)19 July 1919
Died 17 June 1942(1942-06-17) (aged 22)
Place of birth Langerfeld
Place of death Sevastopol, Ukraine
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–1942
Rank Leutnant der Reserve (Posthumously)
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Willi Blumenroth (19 July 1919 – 17 June 1942) was a highly decorated Leutnant der Reserve 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. 115.
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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