Hubert Mickley

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Hubert Mickley
Born (1918-04-11)11 April 1918
Schönlanke, West Prussia
Died 30 December 1944(1944-12-30) (aged 26)
Bastogne, Belgium
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–1944
Rank Oberstleutnant (Posthumously)
Commands held II. Panzergrenadier-Battalion/Führer-Begleit-Brigade
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Hubert Mickley (11 April 1918 – 30 December 1944) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Hubert Mickley died from wounds on 30 December 1944 in Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge.

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Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 255.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 73.
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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