Friedrich Jakob

Friedrich Jakob

Friedrich Jakob
Born 18 March 1910
Died 9 September 1994(1994-09-09) (aged 84)
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1928–45
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Volksgrenadier-Regiment 1149

World War II

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

Friedrich Jakob (18 March 1910 – 9 September 1994) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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. 199.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 78.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2