Johannes Bölter

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Johannes Bölter
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Born (1915-02-19)19 February 1915
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Kingdom of Prussia
Died 16 September 1987(1987-09-16) (aged 72)
Mülheim an der Ruhr, West Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Balkenkreuz.svg Heer
Years of service 1933–45
Rank Hauptmann
Unit 502nd heavy tank battalion
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves

Hauptmann Johannes Bölter (February 19, 1915 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia – September 16, 1987 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) was a German Wehrmacht tank commander during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, awarded by Nazi Germany for extreme battlefield bravery.[1]

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  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 88.
  2. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 60.
  3. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 51.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 137.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 88.

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. 
  • 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.