Erich Klawe

Erich Klawe

Erich Klawe
Born (1906-03-24)24 March 1906
Died 30 May 1983(1983-05-30) (aged 77)
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1927–45
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 457

World War II

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

Erich Klawe (24 March 1906 – 30 May 1983) 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. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 212.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 60.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht