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Joachim Dünkler
Born (1915-07-08)8 July 1915
Died 19 April 1945(1945-04-19) (aged 29)
Place of birth Magdeburg
Place of death Haldensleben
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Major
Commands held I./Panzergrenadier-Regiment 7
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Joachim Dünkler (8 July 1915 – 19 April 1945) was a highly decorated Major 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. Joachim Dünkler died on 19 April 1945 in a hospital in Haldensleben.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 140.
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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