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Werner Wolf
Born (1915-10-27)27 October 1915
Died 25 July 2002(2002-07-25) (aged 86)
Place of birth Satzung, Germany
Place of death Friedsmanndorf, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–1945
Rank Hauptmann of the Reserves
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Wolf (27 October 1915 – 25 July 2002) was a highly decorated Hauptmann of the Reserves 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 and 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 awarded.

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Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Berger 2004, p. 558.
  2. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 366.
Bibliography
  • 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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