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Jonas Graf zu Eulenburg

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Rank  Oberst
Years of service  1935–45
Service/branch  German Army
Commands held  Grenadier-Regiment 67 Fortress Glogau
Battles/wars  World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Eastern Front
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Died  8 April 1945, Bolesławiec, Poland
Award  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  World War II, Invasion of Poland, Battle of France, Eastern Front

Jonas Kasimir Graf zu Eulenburg (26 July 1901 – 8 April 1945) 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. Jonas Graf zu Eulenburg was killed on 8 April 1945 near Bunzlau, Silesia.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (6 October 1939)
  • 1st Class (19 May 1940)
  • Wound Badge (1939)
  • in Silver (9 October 1940)
  • in Gold (1 March 1944)
  • War Merit Cross with Swords
  • 2nd class (15 September 1942)
  • 1st Class (1 September 1943)
  • Honour Roll Clasp of the Army (15 January 1944)
  • German Cross in Gold (7 December 1944)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 22 March 1945 as Oberst and commander of fortress Glogau
  • References

    Jonas Graf zu Eulenburg Wikipedia


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