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Hermann Böbel
Born 24 October 1918
Died 2 April 1990(1990-04-02) (aged 71)
Place of birth Ingolstadt
Place of death Munich
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–1945
Rank Unteroffizier
Unit Divisions-Füsilier-Battalion 88 / 88.Infanterie-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Painter

Hermann Böbel (24 October 1918 – 2 April 1990) was a highly decorated Unteroffizier 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. Hermann Böbel was captured by American troops in 1945 and was released shortly afterward.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 116.
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.
  • Huß, Jürgen (2009). Ritterkreuzträger im Mannschaftsstand 1941 - 1945. Zweibrücken: VDM Nickel. ISBN 978-3-86619-042-9. 

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