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Wilhelm Weidenbrück

Wilhelm Weidenbrück
Born (1915-02-05)5 February 1915
Died 28 April 2011(2011-04-28) (aged 96)
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–45
Rank Major
Commands held Panzer-Brigade 104

World War II

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

Wilhelm Weidenbrück (5 February 1915 – 28 April 2011) was a highly decorated Major 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. ^ According to Scherzer as commander of Panzer-Abteilung 2104.[3]


  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 423.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 356.
  3. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 773.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 77.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht

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