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Günther Bergerhoff
Born 12 December 1912
Died 6 May 1991(1991-05-06) (age 28)
Place of birth Kleingoddula
Place of death Bochum
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–1945
Rank Oberleutnant der Reserves
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 162
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. jur. Günther Bergerhoff[Note 1] (12 December 1912 – 6 May 1991) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant der Reserves 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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NotesEdit

  1. In German a Doctor of Law is abbreviated as Dr. iur. (Doctor iuris) or Dr. jur. (Doctor juris).

ReferencesEdit

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 110.
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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