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Walter Brandes
Born 29 September 1918
Died 14 February 1945(1945-02-14) (aged 26)
Place of birth Leipzig
Place of death Konitz
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Major
Commands held II. / Panzer-Regiment 25
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Walter Brandes (15 January 1916 – 14 February 1945) was a highly decorated Major 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. Walter Brandes was killed 14 February 1945 in Konitz, West Prussia.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 121.
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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