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August Reuter
Born 27 September 1911
Died 9 February 1945(1945-02-09) (age 74)
Place of birth Weingarten
Place of death Heiligenbeil
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ? - 1945
Rank Oberleutnant der Reserve
Unit Panzer-Jagd-Abteilung 219
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police officer

August Reuter (27 September 1911 – 9 February 1945) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht 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. August Reuter was killed on 9 February 1945 in the Heiligenbeil Pocket.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 290.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 
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