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Merker, Ludwig

Date of birth:
September 1st, 1894 (Künzelsau/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
March 14th, 1964 (Tübingen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 215/78. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 215/78. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1942
Medaille

Sources

  • Photo 1: Otto Bauer
  • Photo: Otto Bauer via Axis Biographical Research
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Vetter, F., Die 78. Infanterie- und Sturm-Division 1938-1945 - Aufstellung - Bewaffnung - Einsätze - Soldaten, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004
    - Axis Biographical Research

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