Josef Jakwert

Josef Jakwert

Josef Jakwert
Born 22 July 1914
Krickau, Silesia
Died Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter. (aged 89)
Kulmbach, Germany
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–45
Rank Oberleutnant
Unit Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 1562
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Josef Jakwert (22 July 1914 – 21 October 2003) was a German officer who served 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

References

Citations
  1. ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 417.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 75.
Bibliography
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  • 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

  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuzträger 1939-45