Alois Weber

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Alois Weber
Alois Weber (Waffen-SS officer, 1915-2003).jpg
Born 30 November 1915
Allgäu, Germany
Died 19 January 2003(2003-01-19) (aged 87)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
Years of service 1939–45
Rank Untersturmführer
Unit 2nd SS Panzer Division Das reich
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
German Cross in Gold

Alois Weber (30 November 1915 – 19 January 2003) was a Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant), in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Weber was awarded the German Cross in Gold, in April 1943 which was followed by the award of the Knight's Cross on the 30 July 1943, while serving as a Hauptscharführer (Sergeant Major) and platoon commander with the 1st Company, SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment Deutschland, 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich.[1]

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General
  • 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. 

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