World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Reinhard Egger

Article Id: WHEBN0020757589
Reproduction Date:

Title: Reinhard Egger  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Erich Pietzonka, Kurt Gröschke, Heinz Meyer, Gerhart Schirmer, Franz Graßmel
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Reinhard Egger

Reinhard Mortimer Egger
Born (1905-12-11)11 December 1905
Klagenfurt, Austria
Died 10 June 1987(1987-06-10) (aged 81)
Seeboden, Austria
Allegiance First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1929–1945
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held 10./Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 1
Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 4
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Reinhard Karl Egger (11 December 1905 – 10 June 1987), was a German Fallschirmjäger 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

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b Thomas & Wegmann 1986, p. 48.
  2. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 145.
  3. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 288.
Bibliography

External links

  • "Reinhard Egger". Lexikon der Wehrmacht. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
  • "Reinhard Egger". World War 2 Awards. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.