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Dr. Friedrich Bachmaier
Born 30 March 1903
Died 12 September 2001(2001-09-12) (age 19)
Place of birth Eggenfelden
Place of death Passau
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1921)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1920–1921
1936–1945
Rank Major der Reserve
Commands held III./Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 100
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. Friedrich Bachmaier (30 March 1903 – 12 September 2001) was a highly decorated Major der Reserve 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. Friedrich Bachmaier was captured by American troops in May 1945 and was released in September 1945.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 102.
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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