Detlev Graf von Garnier-Turawa

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Detlev Graf von Garnier-Turawa
Born 24 September 1906
Turawa
Died 27 June 1944(1944-06-27) (aged 37)
Babins, Russia
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service ?–1944
Rank Hauptmann der Reserve
Commands held I./Grenadier-Regiment 439
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Detlev Graf von Garnier-Turawa[a] (24 September 1906 – 27 June 1944) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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. Detlev Graf von Garnier-Turawa was killed on 27 June 1944 near Babins, Russia.

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Footnotes[edit]

  • a Regarding personal names: Graf is a title, translated as Count, not a first or middle name. The female form is Gräfin.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 160.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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