Maltzahn, Freiherr von, Falk-Eberhard

Date of birth:
June 9th, 1920 (Kontopp/Mecklenburg west Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:
August 6th, 1994 (Gauting/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Falk-Eberhardt von Maltzahn grew up on the Manor House " Ganschendorf". In 1939, he joined the Army and was placed with the Kavallerie. In 1943 he was heavily wounded in Stalingard and later managed to escape from Soviet Imprisonment.
After the war he moved to Bavaria and married Elisabeth Gräfin von Maltzan, a widow with three children. They had a daughter together. In 1966 he married Sigrid von Wietersheim, with whom he had a son.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
11. Kompanie, III. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 24, 24. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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