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Johann "Hans" Bauer
Nickname "Hans"
Born 15 December 1916
Died 14 January 1974(1974-01-14) (age 46)
Place of birth Metten
Place of death Metten
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–1945
Rank Feldwebel
Unit Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johann "Hans" Bauer (15 December 1916 – 14 January 1974) was a highly decorated Feldwebel 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.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 106.
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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