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Johannes Deegener
Born (1905-02-09)9 February 1905
Died 31 July 1943(1943-07-31) (aged 38)
Place of birth Wuppertal
Place of death Lake Ladoga, Russia
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1925–1943
Rank Oberst (Posthumously)
Commands held Jäger-Regiment 49
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johannes Deegener (9 February 1905 – 31 July 1943) was a highly decorated Oberst 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. Johannes Deegener was killed on 31 July 1943 near Lake Ladoga, Russia. He was posthumously promoted to Oberst and on 22 August 1943 was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 134.
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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