Lange, Gerhard (Panzer-Regiment 35)

Date of birth:
July 14th, 1916 (Roßla/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
April 10th, 1996 (Nuremberg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Gerhard Lange after the Second World War served with the Bundeswehr. Here he finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 19th, 1940
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 25th, 1940
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 16th, 1940
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
II. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 35, 4. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1944
Panzerkampfabzeichen II Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 3rd, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
II. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 35, 4. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1945
Action:
Awarded for wounds received on September 1st, 1939, August 1st, 1941, August 3rd, 1944, August 21st, 1944 and March 7th, 1945.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 27th, 1945
Panzerkampfabzeichen III Stufe
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer II. / Panzer-Regiment 35
Awarded on:
March 28th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
II. / Panzer-Regiment 35
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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