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Udo Anneken
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Born (1917-10-11)October 11, 1917
Died 11 October 1997(1997-10-11) (aged 80)
Place of birth Vechta
Place of death Brombachtal
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–1945
Rank Oberleutnant der Reserve
Unit Füsilier-Battalion 83
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Udo Anneken (11 October 1917 – 11 October 1997) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant 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. 100.
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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