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Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schulz-Merkel
Born (1913-04-06)6 April 1913
Died 2 September 2000(2000-09-02) (aged 87)
Place of birth Oppeln
Place of death Marktoberdorf
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1933–1945
Rank Oberstabsarzt
Unit Panzer-Regiment 35
Panzer Lehr Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. med. Hans-Joachim Schulz-Merkel[Note 1] (6 April 1913 – 2 September 2000) 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.

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Notes[]

  1. In German a Doctor of Medicine is abbreviated as Dr. med. (Doctor medicinae).

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 319.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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