Karl-Heinz Noak

Karl-Heinz Noak

Karl-Heinz Noak
Born (1916-07-30)30 July 1916
Died 14 November 1978(1978-11-14) (aged 62)
Allegiance Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–45
Rank Major (Wehrmacht)
Oberst (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Panzerjäger-Abteilung 654

World War II

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

Karl-Heinz Noak (30 July 1916 – 14 November 1978) was a highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II and an Oberst in the Bundeswehr. 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 1998, p. 122.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 266.
  3. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 52.

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht