Leske, Martin

Date of birth:
August 17th, 1917 (Rothenburg in der Lausitz/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 7th, 1981 (Augsburg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

During the Second World War Martin Leske reached the rank of Major. After the war he served with the Bundeswehr. Here he finally reached the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
1. / Infanterie-Regiment 49
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Jäger-Regiment 49
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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