Curt Ehle

Curt Ehle

Curt Ehle
Born 21 October 1899
Salzwedel
Died 16 August 1986(1986-08-16) (aged 86)
Uelzen
Allegiance German Empire (to 1918)
Weimar Republic (to 1920)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1917–20
1936–45
Rank Oberstleutnant der Reserve
Commands held Panzer-Brigade 102
Battles/wars

World War I
World War II

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

Curt Ehle (21 October 1899 – 16 August 1986) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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. 146.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 143.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 78.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com