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Werner Duve
Born (1911-11-19)19 November 1911
Died 3 March 1945(1945-03-03) (aged 33)
Place of birth Neisse
Place of death Euskirchen
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–1945
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 183
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police officer

Werner Duve (19 November 1911 – 3 March 1945) 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. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Werner Duve was wounded on 3 March 1945 and died later that day.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 141.
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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