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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

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.



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

External links

  • "Reinhard Egger". Lexikon der Wehrmacht. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
  • "Reinhard Egger". World War 2 Awards. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
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