Heinrich Boigk

Heinrich Boigk

Heinrich Boigk
Born (1912-10-30)30 October 1912
Cologne
Died 28 March 2003(2003-03-28) (aged 90)
Cologne
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–45
Rank Leutnant der Reserves
Unit Jäger-Regiment 49 / 28th Jäger-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Heinrich Boigk (30 October 1912 – 28 March 2003) was a Leutnant der Reserves 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 63.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 118.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 66.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuzraeger 1939-1945