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Leukefeld, Karl-Otto

Date of birth:
May 1st, 1913 (Wiesbaden/Hesse-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
May 24th, 2008 (Celle/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Karl-Otto Leukefeld served after the Second World War with the Bundeswehr from 23rd April 1956 until 30th September 1971 and finally there reached the rank of Oberst.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 1. / Infanterie-Regiment 123
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
1. / Infanterie-Regiment 123
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Norbert Beyerlein
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Die Ritterkreuzträger der Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS

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