peoplepill id: peter-sauerbruch
|Intro||German officer and Knight's Cross recipient|
|Was||Military officer Businessperson Entrepreneur Soldier Officer|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||5 June 1913, Zürich, Switzerland|
|Death||29 September 2010, Bonn, Germany (aged 97 years)|
Peter Sauerbruch (5 June 1913 – 29 September 2010) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant i.G. in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
Awards and decorations
- Iron Cross (1939)
- 2nd Class
- 1st Class
- Panzer Badge
- Eastern Front Medal
- German Cross in Gold (30 December 1944)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 4 January 1943 as Hauptmann im Generalstab and Ib (Quartermaster general) of the 14. Panzer-Division and leader of Kampfgruppe "Sauerbruch"
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