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Ekkehard Kylling-Schmidt

Ekkehard Kylling-Schmidt
Born 21 June 1918
Flensburg
Died Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter. (aged 82)
Koblenz
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–45
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Infanterie-Regiment 26
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Ekkehard Kylling-Schmidt[Note 1] (21 June 1918 – 28 August 2000) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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.

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Notes

  1. ^ According to Stockert his correct name is Ekkehard Kylling. Kylling himself stated that the name Kylling-Schmidt first appeared during World War II for unknown reason.[1]

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  1. ^ Stockert 1997, p. 202.
  2. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 433.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 281.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 63.
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