Julius Beckmann

Dr. jur. Julius Beckmann
Born (1910-05-09)9 May 1910
Hamm
Died 28 August 1944(1944-08-28) (aged 34)
Jassy, Romania
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1934–1935
1937–1944
Rank Oberst der Reserve
Commands held Infanterie-Regiment 457
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Dr. jur. Julius Beckmann[Note 1] (9 May 1910 – 28 August 1944) was a highly decorated Oberst der Reserve 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. Julius Beckmann was killed 28 August 1944, during the Second Jassy–Kishinev Offensive. He was posthumously promoted to Oberst der Reserve.

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External links

  • World War 2 Awards.com
  • Lexikon der Wehrmacht
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945

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