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Hans Büntemeyer
Born (1914-04-03)April 3, 1914
Died 17 March 1945(1945-03-17) (aged 30)
Place of birth Bremen
Place of death Zinten, East Prussia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Major der Reserve (Posthumously)
Commands held II./Grenadier-Regiment 399
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans Büntemeyer (3 April 1914 – 17 March 1945) was a highly decorated Major der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II and 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 Büntemeyer was killed on 17 March 1945 near Zinten, East Prussia. He was posthumously promoted to Major der Reserve.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 126.
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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