German officer and Knight's Cross recipientDied when: 61 years 349 days (743 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Wilhelm Weber (19 March 1918 – 2 March 1980) was a mid-level commander in the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany during World War II.He was a member of the SS Division Charlemagne and was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.
In April 1945, about 350 men of the division volunteered to go to fight in the Battle of Berlin in a unit which became known as Sturmbataillon Charlemagne.
Weber went with the group to Berlin as a group commander.During the fighting on 29 April, Weber was wounded and evacuated to the make-swift field hospital in the basement of the Reich Chancellery.
It was his sixth combat wound of the war.While there he briefed area commander, SS-Brigadeführer Wilhelm Mohnke as to the situation along front lines of the government district.
He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross by Mohnke on 29 April.