Wilke Gustav

Publié le par Roger Cousin

Gustav Wilke (6 March 1898  – 14 March 1977) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Fallschirmjäger during World War II

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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.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1914) 2nd Class
  • Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918
  • Aviator badge
  • Clasp to the Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class
  • Iron Cross (1939) 1st Class
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 24 May 1940 as Oberstleutnant and Gruppenkommandeur of Kampfgruppe z.b.V. 11

Publié dans Militaires

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