Hans-Georg Borck

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Hans-Georg Borck
Born (1921-09-24)24 September 1921
Hagen
Died 8 May 2011(2011-05-08) (aged 89)
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit 3. / Panzer-Pionier-Battalion 209
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hans-Georg Borck (24 September 1921 – 8 May 2011) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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. Hans-Georg Borck was captured by American troops in April 1945 and released in November 1945.

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Citations
  1. ^ a b c d e Scherzer 2010, p. 38.
  2. ^ a b c d Scherzer 2010, p. 40.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 119.
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. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2010). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945—Teil XI: Pioniertruppe—Band 1: A–K [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Armed Forces 1939–1945—Part XI: Pioneer Troops Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Bissendorf, Germany: Biblio Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2398-6. 

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