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Ludwig Bachmaier
Born (1895-08-24)August 24, 1895
Died 19 December 1957(1957-12-19) (aged 62)
Place of birth Sankt Wolfgang
Place of death Landshut
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to 1924)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1912–1924
1936–1945
Rank Oberstleutnant der Reserve
Commands held 1210 Grenadier-Regiment
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Ludwig Bachmaier (24 August 1895 – 19 December 1957) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant der Reserve 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. 102.
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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