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Emil Bäuerle
Born 10 May 1917
Died 16 March 2007(2007-03-16) (age 13)
Place of birth Neu-Ulm
Place of death Neu-Ulm
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–1945
Rank Hauptmann der Reserves
Unit Jäger-Regiment 56
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Emil Bäuerle (10 May 1917 – 16 March 2007) was a highly decorated Hauptmann der Reserves 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. Emil Bäuerle was captured by Soviet troops in March 1945 and held until 1948.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 103.
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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