Christian Braun

Christian Braun

Christian Braun
Born (1920-11-08)8 November 1920
Tübingen
Died 1 January 1987(1987-01-01) (aged 66)
Tübingen
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1939–45
Rank Leutnant der Reserve
Unit Grenadier-Regiment 308
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Christian Gottlieb Braun (8 November 1920 – 1 January 1987) 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.

Contents

  • Dates of Rank 1
  • Awards and decorations 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Dates of Rank

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b c Thomas 1997, p. 74.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Thomas and Wegmann 1993, p. 57.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 122.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 78.
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; Wegmann, Günter (1993). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Teil III: Infanterie Band 3: Br–Bu [The Knight's Cross Bearers of the German Wehrmacht 1939–1945 Part III: Infantry Volume 3: Br–Bu] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-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
  • Ritterkeuztraeger 1939-1945