Fey, Wilhelm "Willy"

Date of birth:
September 25th, 1918 (Lolar/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
April 29th, 2002 (Freiburg-Breisgau/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Served with the Bundeswehr from 1956 until 1972.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Oberscharführer
Unit:
Panzerkommandant schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 502
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1945
Details:
Known as Ritterkreuzträger withint the post-war Bundeswehr without official recognition.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo: Russ Nummer
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - 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

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