Hubert Mickley

Hubert Mickley

Hubert Mickley
Born (1918-04-11)11 April 1918
Schönlanke, West Prussia
Died 30 December 1944(1944-12-30) (aged 26)
Bastogne, Belgium
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–44
Rank Oberstleutnant (Posthumously)
Commands held II. Panzergrenadier-Battalion/Führer-Begleit-Brigade
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Hubert Mickley (11 April 1918 – 30 December 1944) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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. Hubert Mickley died from wounds on 30 December 1944 in Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. ^ a b Thomas 1998, p. 82.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 255.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 73.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht