Erwin Franz Rudolf Roestel (4 May 1902 – 24 November 1974) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He stated he was a recipient the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany during World War II, but no records of the award exist in German archives. According to the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR), the award was presented in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification. Roestel was a member of the AKCR.

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  • Франц Рёстель (нем. Franz Roestel, 4 мая 1902, Гёрлиц — 24 ноября 1974, Регенсбург) — германский офицер войск СС. (ru)
  • Erwin Franz Rudolf Roestel (4 May 1902 – 24 November 1974) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He stated he was a recipient the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany during World War II, but no records of the award exist in German archives. According to the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR), the award was presented in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification. Roestel was a member of the AKCR. Roestel was born in Görlitz, Silesia.Prior to joining the SS he was a Hauptmann (captain) in the Heer (German Army), being awarded the Iron Cross I & II class, the Eastern Front Medal for service on the Eastern Front during the first Russian winter of the war 1941/42, and the German Cross as the commander of a Sturmgeschütz (Assault Gun StuG) Battalion. He transferred to the 10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg in 1943, as the commander of the 10th Sturmgeschütz Battalion and was awarded the Knight's Cross on 28 March 1945. He remained with the Sturmgeschütz Battalion until taking over command of the 10th SS Panzerjäger Battalion in April 1945, and later the same month he took over command of the Division until they surrendered on 8 May 1945. Roestel survived the war and died on 24 November 1974 in Regensburg. (en)
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  • Франц Рёстель (нем. Franz Roestel, 4 мая 1902, Гёрлиц — 24 ноября 1974, Регенсбург) — германский офицер войск СС. (ru)
  • Erwin Franz Rudolf Roestel (4 May 1902 – 24 November 1974) was an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He stated he was a recipient the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, awarded by Nazi Germany during World War II, but no records of the award exist in German archives. According to the Association of Knight's Cross Recipients (AKCR), the award was presented in accordance with the Dönitz-decree. This is illegal according to the Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) and lacks legal justification. Roestel was a member of the AKCR. (en)
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