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Alfons König

Alfon König
Born (1898-12-29)29 December 1898
Died 8 July 1944(1944-07-08) (aged 45)
north of Rogatschew
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1914–44
Rank Oberst of the Reserves
Commands held 6./Infanterie-Regiment 199
III./Grenadier-Regiment 217
Grenadier-Regimentt 199 "List"
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords

Alfons König (29 December 1898 – 8 July 1944) was a German officer in the infantry, serving during World War II and a recipient of the coveted Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

He was killed in action on 8 July 1944 while defending Bobruisk.



  1. ^ According to Scherzer as chief of the 6./Infanterie-Regiment 199 "List".[3]



  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 384.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 266.
  3. ^ a b c Scherzer 2007, p. 459.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 66.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 43.


External links

  • Alfons König @ Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • The Project for the german 57. Inf.Div.

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