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Herbert Borchardt
Born (1914-02-11)February 11, 1914
Died 6 August 1944(1944-08-06) (aged 30)
Place of birth Schlawe
Place of death Tryszki, Lithuania
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Leutnant der Reserves
Unit 7. / Grenadier-Regiment 189
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Herbert Borchardt (11 February 1914 – 6 August 1944) was a highly decorated Leutnant der Reserves 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. Herbert Borchardt died on 6 August 1944 near Tryszki, Lithuania.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 119.
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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