Johann Brucker

Johann Brucker
Born 21 March 1913
Bodenwöhr
Died 8 March 1966(1966-03-08) (aged 52)
Munich
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–1945
?–1963
Rank Oberstleutnant (Wehrmacht)
Oberst (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 959
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Johann Brucker (21 March 1913 – 8 March 1966) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II and Oberst in the Bundeswehr. 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. Johann Brucker joined the Bundeswehr after the war and retired in 1963.

Awards and decorations

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External links

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

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