Hermann Danzer

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Hermann Danzer
Born (1916-06-25)25 June 1916
Vienna, Austria
Died 20 June 1940(1940-06-20) (aged 23)
Épinal, France
Allegiance Austria First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–38 (Austria)
1938–40 (Germany)
Rank Leutnant
Unit Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 57
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Hermann Danzer (25 June 1916 – 20 June 1940) was a highly decorated Leutnant 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. Hermann Danzer was killed in action on 20 June 1940

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 133.
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. 
  • 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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