Gustav Reimar

Gustav Reimar

Gustav Reimar
Born (1910-04-24)24 April 1910
Didderse
Died 23 March 1945(1945-03-23) (aged 34)
Budapest
Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1929–45
Rank Major
Commands held II. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 114
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Gustav Reimar (24 April 1910 – 23 March 1945) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients 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. Gustav Reimar was killed on 23 March 1945 near Budapest.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 189.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 287.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 74.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht