Heinrich Ruhl

Heinrich Ruhl

Heinrich Ruhl
Born (1915-08-31) 31 August 1915
Frankfurt am Main
Allegiance Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
Rank Major
Commands held Füsilier-Battalion 122
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Heinrich Ruhl (born 31 August 1915) was a highly decorated Major 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

References

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 299.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 82.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht