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Friedrich Höhne

Friedrich Höhne
Born (1915-04-27)27 April 1915
Died 14 March 1962(1962-03-14) (aged 46)
Bad Reichenhall
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1933–45
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Jäger-Regiments 204

World War II

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

Friedrich Höhne (27 April 1915 – 14 March 1962) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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


  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 289.
  2. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 395.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 229.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 69.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
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