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Albert Brachat
Born (1915-03-27)March 27, 1915
Died 14 August 1943(1943-08-14) (aged 28)
Place of birth Hilzingen
Place of death Karachev, Russia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–1943
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Infanterie-Regiment 14
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Albert Brachat (27 March 1915 – 14 August 1943) 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. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Albert Brachat was died on 14 August 1943 in Karachev, Russia.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 120.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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