Bruno Karczewski

Bruno Karczewski

Bruno Karczewski
Born (1913-03-18)18 March 1913
Osterode in Ostpreußen
Died 1 July 1971(1971-07-01) (aged 58)
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1932–45
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 176
Grenadier-Regiment 176

World War II

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

Bruno Karczewski (18 March 1913 – 1 July 1971) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 348.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 206.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 82.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945