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Dr. jur. Wolfgang Gottfried Joachim Rust
Born (1919-09-15)15 September 1919
Died 15 December 2007(2007-12-15) (aged 88)
Place of birth Greifswald
Place of death Braunschweig
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Major
Commands held Panzergrenadier-Regiment 28
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Dr. jur. Wolfgang Gottfried Joachim Rust[Note 1] (15 September 1919 – 15 December 2007) was a highly decorated Major 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

Notes

  1. In German a Doctor of Law is abbreviated as Dr. iur. (Doctor iuris) or Dr. jur. (Doctor juris).

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 299.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 82.
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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