Werner Ebeling

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Werner Ebeling
Born (1913-11-21)21 November 1913
Stade
Died 25 August 2008(2008-08-25) (aged 94)
Sandkrug
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–1945
1956–1970
Rank Oberst (Wehrmacht)
Generalmajor (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 154
11th Panzergrenadier Division
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Werner Ebeling (21 November 1913 – 25 August 2008) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Generalmajor in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub). 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. He commanded the 11. Panzergrenadier-Division of the Bundeswehr from 15 January 1968 to 30 September 1970.

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References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 141.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 81.
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. 
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-2299-6. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Oberst Hasso Neitzel
Commander of Panzergrenadierbrigade 16 (Bundeswehr)
16 July 1963 – 31 October 1965
Succeeded by
Oberst Oskar-Hubert Dennhardt
Preceded by
Generalmajor Otto Uechtritz
Commander of 11th Panzergrenadier Division (Bundeswehr)
15 January 1968 – 30 September 1970
Succeeded by
Generalmajor Hans-Heinrich Klein