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Walter Misera
Born (1906-07-14)14 July 1906
Died 27 September 1993(1993-09-27) (aged 87)
Place of birth Vogelsgrün, Germany
Place of death Nuremberg, Germany
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1924-1936
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Divisionsgruppe 95

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Walter Misera (14 July 1906 – 27 September 1993) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He was also awarded the very rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold one of only 631 awards.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Berger 2004, p. 345.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 255.
  3. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Berger, Florian (2004). Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold. Selbstverlag Florian Berger ISBN 3-9501307-3-X.
  • 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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