Kron, Otto-Wilhelm

    Date of birth:
    February 28th, 1911 (Speyer/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
    Date of death:
    August 9th, 1955 (Dachau/Bavaria, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Partei Nr.: 3061726 from May 1st 1933
    SS Nr.:31441 from October 1st 1931

    Otto Wilhelm Kron was son of a Police Official and studied Law at Wurzburg University.
    He was assigned to SS-Wachtruppe Dachau/SS-Totenkopfverbande Oberbayern between 1933 and 1936, to the SS-Totenkopfverbande Brandenberg between 1936 and 1937, to the SS-Totenkopfstandarte Oberbayern Standarte 1 "Oberbayern" in 1937, the SS-Totenkopfstandarte Ostmark in 1938, the SS-Totenkopfstandarte Oberbayern in 1939 and Kommandeur Flak Abt. / Totenkopf.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    June 22nd, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    December 19th, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer
    Awarded on:
    June 28th, 1942
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

    Sources

    • Photo 1: STIWOT
    • Photo: STIWOT
    • - Kratschmer E.G., Die Ritterkreuztrager der W-SS
      - Schneider J.W., Their Honour was Loalty!
      - Nordmen I Waffen-SS
      - SS-Dienstalterliste 1935, 1938
      - NARA Berlin Doc. Ctr.
      - Axis History Forum

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