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Willi Blumenroth
Born (1919-07-19)19 July 1919
Died 17 June 1942(1942-06-17) (aged 22)
Place of birth Langerfeld
Place of death Sevastopol, Ukraine
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–1942
Rank Leutnant der Reserve (Posthumously)
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Willi Blumenroth (19 July 1919 – 17 June 1942) was a highly decorated Leutnant der Reserve 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.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 115.
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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