Herbert Kündiger

Herbert Kündiger

Herbert Kündiger
Born 3 August 1910
Died February 1945 (age 34)
Budapest, Hungary
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1929–45
Rank Oberstleutnant
Unit 271. Volksgenadier-Division

World War II

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

Herbert Kündiger (3 August 1910 – February 1945) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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


  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 424.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 227.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 79.

External links

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • World War 2 Awards.com