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Albert Brux

Albert Brux
Born (1907-11-11)11 November 1907
Lauban
Died 16 December 2001(2001-12-16) (aged 94)
Mainz
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1926–45
Rank Oberst
Commands held 17. Panzer-Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Albert Georg Brux (11 November 1907 – 16 December 2001) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant 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. Albert Brux was captured by Soviet forces in January 1945, he was held until 1956.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. ^ a b Thomas 1997, p. 87.
  2. ^ a b c d e Thomas & Wegmann 1993, p. 207.
  3. ^ Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 64.
  4. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 125.
  5. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 71.

Bibliography

  • Kurowski, Franz (2010). Panzer Grenadier Aces: German Mechanized Infantrymen in WWII. Mechanicsburg, PA USA: Stackpole Books. ISBN 978-0-8117-0656-8.

External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
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