Knight’s Cross Holder Dies

GÜNTER HALM, youngest Knight’s Cross holder of Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Corps, has died in his hometown of Bad Münder, Germany on 26 September 2017 reports Robin Schäfer. President of the Association of Knight’s Cross Holders, Günter Halm was a well known visitor to the UK, invited to British veterans meetings and acting as public speaker at the Chalke Valley History Festival in 2016 and 2017. He was one of the first highly decorated German Army veterans to stand and answer questions from the general public. His message was always one of peace and reconciliation.

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