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Hans-Georg Borck
Born (1921-09-24)24 September 1921
Died 8 May 2011(2011-05-08) (aged 89)
Place of birth Hagen
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit 3. / Panzer-Pionier-Battalion 209
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Georg Borck (24 September 1921 – 8 May 2011) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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. Hans-Georg Borck was captured by American troops in April 1945 and released in November 1945.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Scherzer 2010, p. 38.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Scherzer 2010, p. 40.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 119.
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.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2010). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil XI: Pioniertruppe—Band 1: A–K (in German). Bissendorf, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-2398-4.

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