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Kolb, Werner

Date of birth:
July 27th, 1895 (Burbach/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
February 18th, 1975 (Neu Isenburg/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

His last achieved rank was Generalmajor der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
II. / Infanterie-Regiment 36
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1942
Details:
Award 43/63.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Infanterie-Regiment 36 / 9.Infanterie-Division / 17.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1942
Details:
1024th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst der Reserve (Colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 36 / 9.Infanterie-Division / XXIX.Armee-Korps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe Südukraine
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1944
Details:
514th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001

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