|Heinz Arthur Berger|
|Born||5 May 1917|
|Died||19 October 1996(age 24)|
|Place of birth||Breslau|
|Place of death||Hürth|
|Years of service||1937-1945|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Heinz Arthur Berger (5 May 1917 – 19 October 1996) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe 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. Heinz Berger was captured by Soviet troops in May 1945 and was held until 1949.
- Sudetenland Medal
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class (31 July 1942)
- 1st Class (12 February 1943)
- Wound Badge (1939)
- in Black (26 July 1942)
- War Merit Cross with Swords
- 2nd Class (30 January 1942)
- Anti-Aircraft Flak Battle Badge (1 October 1942)
- Ground Assault Badge of the Luftwaffe (5 January 1943)
- 1 Tank Destruction Badge for Individual Combatants (12 August 1943)
- German Cross in Gold (2 April 1945)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 3 April 1943 as Oberleutnant and Batterieführer 2.Batterie / II. / Flak-Regiment 41
- ↑ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 110.
- 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.