Alexander Gläser Biography »
Alexander Gläser (4 January 1914 – 13 September 2003) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Alexander Gläser is credited with flying 1123 missions during the war.
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