Heinz-Otto Fabian

Heinz-Otto Fabian

Heinz-Otto Fabian
Born 1 March 1918
Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
Died Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter. (aged 72)
Vögelsen
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–45
1956–74
Rank Major
Brigadegeneral
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves

Heinz-Otto Fabian (1 March 1918 – 16 September 1990) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and later a Brigadegeneral of the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 160.
  2. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 108.
  3. ^ a b Scherzer 2007, p. 301.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 85.
Bibliography
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  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II [The German Cross 1941 – 1945 History and Recipients Volume 2] (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall.  
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag.  
  • Thomas, Franz (1997). Die Eichenlaubträger 1939–1945 Band 1: A–K [The Oak Leaves Bearers 1939–1945 Volume 1: A–K] (in German). Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag.  

External links

  • "Heinz-Otto Fabian". Lexikon der Wehrmacht (in German). Retrieved 17 February 2011. 
  • "Eiserne Besen". Der Seigel 43/1968 (in German). Retrieved 17 February 2011.