Nebel, Peter

Date of birth:
October 19th, 1914 (Halle-Saale/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
June 18th, 1994 (Cologne/North-Rhineland-Westernphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Peter Nebel reached the rank of Major during the Second World War. After the war he served until 31st March 1973 with the Bundeswehr and finally reached there the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 3. / Sturmgeschütz-Abteuling 177 / 34.Infanterie-Division / 4.Armee
Awarded on:
March 27th, 1942
Action:
Peter Nebel received his Knight's Cross for actions near Kosselskaja where he continuously weaved in between the enemy lines knocking out 6 tanks, several gun emplacements and machine gun nests.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1942
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Sources

  • 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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