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Albrecht, Fritz Wilhelm Karl

Date of birth:
December 23rd, 1905 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
April 29th, 1977 (Cologne/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
December 1st, 1929: Leutnant (Polizei);
May 1st, 1933: Oberleutnant (Polizei);
October 1st, 1936: Hauptmann (RDA - 35);
June 18th, 1941: Major (RDA January 1st, 1941 - 73 / October 1st, 1940 - 6a);
April 20th, 1943: Oberstleutnant (RDA February 1st, 1943 - 38);
November 8th, 1943: Oberst (RDA August 1st, 1943 - 58b);
December 21st, 1959: Brigadegeneral (Bundesheer, as from October 1st, 1959).

Career:
?: Landespolizei;
October 15th, 1935: Artillerie-Regiment 3;
1938: Chef 1. / Artillerie-Regiment 13;
May 1940: Kommandeur I. / Artillerie-Regiment 13;
October 1941 - February 27th, 1942: Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment 13;
May 1st, 1942: Stab, Höheren-Artillerie-Kommandeur 311;
December 16th, 1942: Führer Panzerartillerie-Regiment "Großdeutschland";
January 16th, 1943: Kommandeur, Panzerartillerie-Regiment "Großdeutschland";
?: Führerreserve;
November 25th, 1944: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 15;
April 1945: Führer, Kampfgruppe Magdeburg;
1956 - September 30th, 1963: Bundeswehr.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment 13, 13. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzerartillerie-Regiment "Großdeutschland", Panzergrenadier-Division "Großdeutschland", Heer
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for action at Krementschug on September 29th, 1943.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer, Kampfgruppe Magdeburg, Heer
Awarded on:
April 19th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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