|Years of service 1932–45|
Service/branch German Army
Died 2010, Bonn, Germany
|Name Peter Sauerbruch|
Rank Oberstleutnant i.G.
|Allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Commands held Kampfgruppe "Sauerbruch"
Battles/wars World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Battle of Smolensk (1941) Battle of Moscow Second Battle of Kharkov Battle of Stalingrad Battle of Kursk Prague Offensive
Relations Ferdinand Sauerbruch (father)
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars Invasion of Poland, Battle of France
Peter Sauerbruch (5 June 1913 – 29 September 2010) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant i.G. 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.