Albert Stecken

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Albert Stecken
Born (1915-01-24)24 January 1915
Died 24 August 2011(2011-08-24) (aged 96)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
 West Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1935–45
1956–77
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Generalmajor (Bundeswehr)
Unit 8th Parachute Division
Battles/wars Spanish Civil War
World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Albert Stecken (24 January 1915 – 24 August 2011) was an officer in the Fallschirmjäger of Nazi Germany during World War II and a general in the Bundeswehr of West Germany. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Thomas & Wegmann 1986, p. 292.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 331.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. 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. 
  • Thomas, Franz; Wegmann, Günter (1986). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil II: Fallschirmjäger [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part II: Paratroopers] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-7648-1461-8.