Karl-Heinz Becker (Jäger Regiment)

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Karl-Heinz Becker
Born 2 October 1920
Kassel, Prussia, Weimar Republic
Died 26 February 2016 (aged 95)
Kassel, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–45
Rank Oberleutnant of the Reserves
Unit Jäger-Regiment 228
Commands held II./Jäger-Regiment 228
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl-Heinz Becker (2 October 1920 – 26 February 2016) was an Oberleutnant of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also 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. Becker died in February 2016 at the age of 95.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://en.ww2awards.com/person/28307
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 108.

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. 
  • 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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