Ernst Nobis

Ernst Nobis

Ernst Nobis
Born (1901-10-18) 18 October 1901
Graz, Austria
Died 7 March 1963(1963-03-07) (aged 61)
Vienna, Austria
Allegiance First Austrian Republic (to 1938)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1928–45
Rank Oberst (Wehrmacht)
Commands held Jäger-Regiment 204
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Ernst Nobis (18 October 1901 – 7 March 1963) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II who later served in the Austrian Bundesheer. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub). 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 1998, p. 123.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 325.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 63.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht