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Peter Sauerbruch

Peter Sauerbruch German officer and Knight's Cross recipient

German officer and Knight's Cross recipient
Peter Sauerbruch
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Intro German officer and Knight's Cross recipient
Was Military officer Businessperson Entrepreneur Soldier Officer
From United States of America
Type Business Military
Gender male
Birth 5 June 1913, Zürich, Switzerland
Death 29 September 2010, Bonn, Germany (aged 97 years)
Star sign GeminiGemini
Awards
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross  
German Cross in Gold  
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Biography

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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http://www.ww2awards.com/person/17199
https://web.archive.org/web/20111228121634/http://www.ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.de/Infanterie/S/Sauerbruch-Peter.htm
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Personenregister/S/SauerbruchP.htm
https://d-nb.info/gnd/139487859
http://isni.org/isni/0000000072010524
https://viaf.org/viaf/101222007
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/101222007
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