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Alfred Jaedtke

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Years of service  ?–1945 1956–70
Role  Military Officer
Name  Alfred Jaedtke
Service/branch  German Army
Alfred Jaedtke
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)  West Germany
Rank  Hauptmann (Wehrmacht) Oberstleutnant (Bundeswehr)
Commands held  I./Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 14
Battles/wars  World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Invasion of Yugoslavia Battle of Greece Battle of Moscow Battles of Rzhev Battle of Kursk Baltic Offensive East Prussian Offensive
Other work  Military adivor in Taiwan
Died  June 6, 1992, Rimbach, Upper Palatinate, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Invasion of Poland, Battle of France

Alfred Jaedtke (31 December 1913 – 6 June 1992) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and 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 (1939)
  • 2nd Class
  • 1st Class
  • Wound Badge (1939)
  • in Black
  • in Silver
  • Panzer Badge in Bronze
  • Eastern Front Medal
  • Close Combat Clasp
  • in Bronze
  • in Silver
  • German Cross in Gold (11 April 1944)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 21 September 1944 as Hauptmann and commander of I. / Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 14
  • References

    Alfred Jaedtke Wikipedia

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