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Dr. Herward Braunegg
Born (1917-12-26)26 December 1917
Died 16 December 1983(1983-12-16) (aged 65)
Place of birth Graz
Place of death Graz
Allegiance Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Austria Second Austrian Republic
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Bundesheer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberst der Reserve (Bundesheer)
Unit Nahaufklärungs-Gruppe 2
Nahaufklärungs-Gruppe 9
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. Herward Braunegg (26 December 1917 – 16 December 1983) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II and Oberst der Reserve in the Bundesheer. 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.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 122.
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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