Edwin Bader

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Edwin Bader
Born (1915-09-19)19 September 1915
Eggenburg, Austria
Died 21 January 1944(1944-01-21) (aged 28)
Finkenheerd, Germany
Allegiance Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Österreichisches Bundesheer (1935-1938)
Heer (1938-1939)
Luftwaffe (1939-1944)
Years of service 1935 - 1944
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit Nahaufklärungsgruppe 16
Nahaufklärungsgruppe 2
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Edwin Bader (19 September 1915 — 12 July 1944) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe 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. Edwin Bader died on 12 July 1944 in a training accident over Finkenheerd.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 102.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [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. 
  • 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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