25 September 1919
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field hospital near Šiauliai, Lithuania
|Years of service||–1944|
|Rank||Hauptmann of the Reserves (posthumously)|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (posthumously)|
Jörg Burg (25 September 1919 – 21 August 1944) was a highly decorated Oberleutnant of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a posthumously promoted to Hauptmann and posthumously awarded 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 recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.
Awards and decorations
- Iron Cross (1939)
- Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Thomas 1997, p. 93.
- Scherzer 2007, p. 254.
- Fellgiebel 2000, p. 89.
- 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.