Benno Reuter

Benno Reuter

Benno Reuter
Born (1911-12-27)27 December 1911
Maxdorf, Germany
Died 17 December 1980(1980-12-17) (aged 68)
Seelze, Germany
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1931–45
Rank Leutnant der Reserve
Commands held 6. / Jäger-Regiment 49

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Benno Reuter (27 December 1911 - 17 December 1980) was a highly decorated Leutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations


  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 290.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 76.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht