Friedrich Rögelein

Friedrich Rögelein

Friedrich Rögelein
Born (1910-06-26)26 June 1910
Died 25 March 1999(1999-03-25) (aged 88)
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
Rank Oberst
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 109

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
Other work Police officer

Friedrich Rögelein (26 June 1910 – 25 March 1999) was a highly decorated Oberst 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. 294.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 84.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht