Bruno Kohnz

Bruno Kohnz

Bruno Kohnz
Bruno Kohnz
Born (1914-10-06)6 October 1914
Ochtendung
Died 4 April 1945(1945-04-04) (aged 30)
near Leobschütz
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–45
Rank Hauptmann der Reserve
Unit Jäger-Regiment 207/97. Jäger Division
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Bruno Kohnz (6 October 1914 – 4 April 1945) was a highly decorated Hauptmann 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

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 391.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 220.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 59.
Bibliography
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  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall.  
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag.  
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.  

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht