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Erich Borchardt
Born (1913-06-07)June 7, 1913
Died 9 April 1944(1944-04-09) (aged 30)
Place of birth Arnswalde
Place of death Krasnoperekopsk, Ukraine
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–1945
Rank Oberfeldwebel
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 122/50. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Erich Borchardt (7 June 1913 – 9 April 1944) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel 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. Erich Borchardt died on 9 April 1944 in Krasnoperekopsk, Ukraine.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 119.
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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