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Werner Ebeling

German officer and Knight's Cross recipient
The basics
Occupation Author Writer
Country Germany
Date of birth Stade, Stade, Governorate of Stade, Province of Hanover
Date of death Aug 25, 2008 Sandkrug (Hatten), Hatten, Oldenburg, Lower Saxony
Awards Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, German Cross in Gold, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
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The details

Werner Hermann Karl Ebeling (21 November 1913 – 25 August 2008) was an officer in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II and a general in the Bundeswehr of West Germany. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. He commanded the 11 Panzergrenadier Division of the Bundeswehr from 15 January 1968 to 30 September 1970.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (14 June 1940) & 1st Class (5 September 1941)
  • Wound Badge in Black (18 March 1944)
  • Infantry Assault Badge (13 November 1941)
  • Eastern Front Medal (31 July 1942)
  • Close Combat Clasp in Bronze (25 February 1944)
  • Honour Roll Clasp of the Army (27 December 1943)
  • German Cross in Gold on 11 March 1943 as Oberleutnant in Grenadier-Regiment 220
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 9 April 1944 as Major and commander of the II./Grenadier-Regiment 220
    • Oak Leaves on 5 March 1945 as Oberst and commander of Grenadier-Regiment 154
  • Great Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (22 July 1970)
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