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Dr. Wolfgang Meinhold
Born (1902-10-08)October 8, 1902
Died 3 April 1945(1945-04-03) (aged 42)
Place of birth Neuruppin
Place of death Uelzen
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Waffen SS
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Major der Reserve (Wehrmacht)
Sturmbannführer (Waffen SS)
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 123
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. Wolfgang Meinhold (8 October 1902 – 3 April 1945) was a highly decorated Major 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. 251.
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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