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Ernst Bunge
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Born (1914-05-29)May 29, 1914
Died 12 May 1944(1944-05-12) (aged 29)
Place of birth Zerbst
Place of death Chersones, Ukraine
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–1944
Rank Major der Reserve
Commands held II. / Grenadier-Regiment 121
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ernst Bunge (29 May 1914 – 12 May 1944) was a highly decorated Major 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. Ernst Bunge was killed on 12 May 1944 near Chersones, Ukraine, during the Crimean Offensive.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 127.
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]. Friedberg, 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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