Reinhard Graubner

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Reinhard Graubner
Born 2 August 1915
Frankfurt
Died 3 November 1986(1986-11-03) (aged 71)
Walluff-Eltville
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Major
Commands held II./KG 4
KG 4
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Reinhard Graubner (2 August 1915 – 3 November 1986) was a highly decorated Major in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and 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.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 168.
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. 
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. 
  • 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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Military offices
Preceded by
Oberstleutnant Heinz-Joachim Schmidt
Gruppenkommandeur of II./ Kampfgeschwader 4
30 January 1943 – 1 July 1944
Succeeded by
Major Carl-Otto Hesse
Preceded by
Oberstleutnant Werner Klosinski
Geschwaderkommodore of Kampfgeschwader 4
4 December 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
None