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Alfred Gies
Born (1912-04-07)April 7, 1912
Died 21 May 1993(1993-05-21) (aged 81)
Place of birth Weilburg
Place of death Frankfurt
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
?–1964
Rank Oberfeldwebel (Wehrmacht)
Hauptfeldwebel (Bundeswehr)
Unit Sturzkampfgeschwader 2
Schlachtgeschwader 2
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Alfred Gies (7 April 1912 – 21 May 1993) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and 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.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 163.
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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