Wilhelm Spindler

Wilhelm Spindler

Wilhelm Spindler
Born (1914-07-05)5 July 1914
Stuttgart
Died 12 August 1997(1997-08-12) (aged 83)
Stuttgart
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–45
Rank Oberst
Commands held Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99
Battles/wars

World War II

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

Wilhelm Eberhard Spindler (5 July 1914 – 12 August 1997) was a highly decorated Oberst 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. ^ Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer. "Elite of the Third Reich:The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference", Helion and Company Limited 2003 p 329.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer. "Elite of the Third Reich:The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference", Helion and Company Limited 2003 p 80.
Bibliography

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht