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Heinrich Boigk
Born (1912-10-30)30 October 1912
Died 28 March 2003(2003-03-28) (aged 90)
Place of birth Cologne
Place of death Cologne
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–1945
Rank Leutnant der Reserves
Unit Jäger-Regiment 49 / 28th Jäger-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Heinrich Boigk (30 October 1912 – 28 March 2003) was a Leutnant der Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 118.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 66.
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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