135 views this week
Werner Milch

Werner Milch German officer and Knight's Cross recipient

German officer and Knight's Cross recipient
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German officer and Knight's Cross recipient
Countries Germany
Occupations Military officer Soldier Officer Lawyer
Gender male
Birth 15 November 1903 (Wilhelmshaven)
Death 17 November 1984 (Hemer)
Werner Milch
The details

Werner Milch (15 November 1903 – 17 November 1984) was a Germany officer (Major) in the paratroop forces (Fallschirmjäger) during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. During the Milch Trial, he acted as co-counsel for his brother field marshal Erhard Milch alongside Friedrich Bergold.

Awards and decorations

  • German Cross in Gold on 15 April 1944 as Hauptmann in the Stab II./Fallschirm-Artillerie-Regiment 2
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 9 January 1945 as Hauptmann and commander of Fallschirm-Granatwerfer-Lehr- und Ausbildungs-Battalion
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 311.
  • Fellgiebel 2000, p. 255.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
comments so far.
arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up arrow-down instagram whatsapp myspace quora soundcloud spotify tumblr vk website youtube stumbleupon comments comments pandora gplay iheart tunein pandora gplay iheart tunein itunes