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Eugen Alexander Brecht
Born (1912-04-23)April 23, 1912
Died 27 June 1944(1944-06-27) (aged 32)
Place of birth Welzheim
Place of death Krugloje, Soviet Union
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–1944
Rank Oberstleutnant im Generalstab
Unit Infanterie-Regiment 11
131. Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Eugen Alexander Brecht (23 April 1912 – 27 June 1944) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant im Generalstab 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.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 122.
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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