278,256 Pages

Karl-Heinrich Fink
Born (1922-04-01)1 April 1922
Died 23 April 1980(1980-04-23) (aged 58)
Place of birth Sonthofen
Place of death Lindenberg im Allgäu
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Bundeswehr
Years of service 1940–1945
1958–1979
Rank Hauptmann (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Unit Panzergrenadier-Regiment 113
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl-Heinrich Fink (1 April 1922 – 23 April 1980) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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.

Awards and decorations[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Berger 2004, p. 100.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 151.
Bibliography
  • Berger, Florian (2004) (in German). Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold [Knight's Cross Bearers with the Close Combat Clasp in Gold]. Vienna, Austria: Selbstverlag Florian Berger. ISBN 978-3-9501307-3-7. 
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

External links[edit | edit source]


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.