Johannes Boje

Johannes Boje
Born (1901-06-23)23 June 1901
Niebüll
Died 26 June 1944(1944-06-26) (aged 43)
Kabanowka
Allegiance German Empire German Empire (to 1918)
Germany Weimar Republic (to ?)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1918–?
1935–1944
Rank Oberst
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 37
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Police Officer

Johannes Boje (23 June 1901 – 26 June 1944) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II. 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. Johannes Boje was killed 26 June 1944 during Operation Bagration.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
Bibliography
  • Huß, Jürgen & Viohl, Armin (2003). Die Ritterkreuzträger des Eisernen Kreuzes der preußischen Provinz Schleswig-Holstein und der Freien und Hansestadt Lübeck 1939-1945 (in German). VDM Heinz Nickel. ISBN 3-925480-79-X.

External links

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