Walter Mix

Walter Mix

Walter Mix
Born (1917-12-21)21 December 1917
Died 17 November 2004(2004-11-17) (aged 86)
Bad Bevensen
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1937–45
Rank Oberstleutnant der Reserve
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 266

World War II

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

Walter Mix (21 December 1917 – 17 November 2004) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant der Reserve 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. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 256.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 67.

External links

  • World War 2
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht