Heinrich Schüler

Heinrich Schüler

Heinrich Schüler
Born (1903-12-17)17 December 1903
Posen, Province of Posen (modern Poland)
Died 12 January 1945(1945-01-12) (aged 41)
Weichselbogen, Poland
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1924–36
1939–45
Rank Oberst der Reserve
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Heinrich Schüler (17 December 1903 – 12 January 1945) was a highly decorated Oberst der Reserve 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. Heinrich Schüler was killed on 12 January 1945 near Weichselbogen, Poland, during the Vistula-Oder Offensive.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 317.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 59.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht