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Alfred Eidel

Alfred Eidel
Born 23 May 1910
Died 23 June 1944(1944-06-23) (aged 34)
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1929–45
Rank Major
Unit I./Grenadier-Regiment 171

World War II

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

Alfred Eidel (23 May 1910 – 23 June 1944) was a highly decorated Major in the German Army during World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, awarded for extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 150.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 144.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 62.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2

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