Wilhelm Kubel

Wilhelm Kubel
Born (1917-12-16)16 December 1917
Woplauken
Died 29 April 2003(2003-04-29) (aged 85)
Hambühren
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1938–1945
1956–1974
Rank Hauptmann der Reserves (Wehrmacht)
Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Commands held II./Grenadier-Regiment 162
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Kubel (16 December 1917 – 29 April 2003) was a highly decorated Hauptmann der Reserves in the Wehrmacht and an Oberstleutnant in the Bundeswehr. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Wilhelm Kubel joined the Bundeswehr in 1956 and served to retirement in 1974,

Medals and Decorations

References

Citations
Bibliography

External links

  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945
  • World War 2 Awards.com

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