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Friedrich Bader
Nickname "Fritz"
Born (1908-06-21)June 21, 1908
Died 16 May 1997(1997-05-16) (aged 88)
Place of birth Forst
Place of death Bonn
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1930–1945
Rank Major
Commands held Gebirgs-Jäger-Regiments 85
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Friedrich Bader (21 June 1908 – 16 May 1997) was a highly decorated Major 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 Bader was captured by American troops in 1945.

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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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