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Bauer, Ludwig (WH-Panzer)

Date of birth:
February 16th, 1923 (Künzelsau/Württemberg, Germany)
German (1933-1945, German Reich)


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Second World War (1939-1945)
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Führer 1. / Panzer-Regiment 33 / 9.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1945
Awarding accepted by the Bundeswehr. About this awarding is not yet formal clearence. Research would suggest this to be a non-formal awarding.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz


  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi schumacher collection
  • - 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
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Militaria magazine n°278, September 2008
    - Batailles Thématique N° 1 "Un officier de la 9e Panzerdivision", September 2008
    - Militaria, Fachjournal für auszeichnungen, uniformierung, militär- und zeitgeschichte, 29.Jahrgang, Januar-Februar 2006, Heft 1, ISSN 0724-3529