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Heinrich Becker
Born (1914-01-23)23 January 1914
Died 17 February 1960(1960-02-17) (aged 46)
Place of birth Osnabrück
Place of death Osnabrück
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–1945
Rank Leutnant
Unit Panzer-Regiment 31
Battles/wars

Spanish Civil War
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinrich Becker (23 January 1914 – 17 February 1960) was a highly decorated Leutnant 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. Heinrich Becker was captured by British troops in May 1945 and was released in 1947.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 107.
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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