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Wilhelm Bäder
Born (1922-03-21)March 21, 1922
Died 22 March 1945(1945-03-22) (aged 23)
Place of birth Stuttgart
Place of death Hofen
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–1945
Rank Oberleutnant der Reserve
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 958
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Bäder (21 March 1922 – 22 March 1945) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. Bäder was killed on 22 March 1945 in Hofen, Germany. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross after his death. The Knight's Cross is awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 103.
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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