Franz Juschkat

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Franz Juschkat
Born (1917-02-13)13 February 1917
Groß-Warkau/Insterburg (now Chernyakhovsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
Died 3 December 1967(1967-12-03) (aged 50)
Harlingerode
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1945
Rank Oberfeldwebel (Wehrmacht)
Unit 1st Infantry Division
Battles/wars

Second World War

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Franz Juschkat (12 February 1917 – 3 December 1967) was an Oberfeldwebel in the German Wehrmacht during the Second World War who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and the rare Close Combat Clasp in gold, one of only 631 such awards.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer. "Elite of the Third Reich:The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference", Helion and Company Limited 2003 p 203.
Bibliography
  • Berger, Florian (2004). Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold [Knight's Cross Bearers with the Close Combat Clasp in Gold] (in German). Vienna, Austria: Selbstverlag Florian Berger. ISBN 978-3-9501307-3-7. 
  • 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.  (German)
  • Kurowski, Franz (2005). Infantry Aces:The German Soldier in Combat in WWII. Mechanicsburg PA, USA: StackPole Books. ISBN 978-0-8117-3202-4.
  • 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. 
  • Wallechinsky, David. (1984). "Bobsled: Four-man." In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 1896-1980. New York: Penguin Books. p. 561.

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