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Dr.jur Werner Milch
Born (1903-11-15)15 November 1903
Died 17 November 1984(1984-11-17) (aged 81)
Place of birth Wilhelmshaven
Place of death Hemer
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Service/branch Heer (?-1942)
Luftwaffe (1942–1945)
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Major der Reserve
Commands held Fallschirm-Granatwerfer-Lehr and Ausbildungs-Battalion

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Relations Erhard Milch (brother)
Other work Lawyer

Dr. jur. Werner Milch [Notes 1] (15 November 1903 – 17 November 1984) was a highly decorated Major der Reserve in the Fallschirmjäger 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. During the Milch Trial, he acted as co-counsel for his brother Generalfeldmarschall Erhard Milch alongside Friedrich Bergold.

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  1. In German a Doctor of Law is abbreviated as Dr. iur. (Doctor iuris) or Dr. jur. (Doctor juris).

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  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 255.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Kurowski, Franz (1995). Knights of the Wehrmacht Knight's Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjäger. Schiffer Military. ISBN 0-88740-749-8.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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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