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Bachmann, Christian

Date of birth:
November 23rd, 1919 (Nördlingen/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
February 28th, 1945 (near Stuhlweißenburg, Hungary)
Buried on:
German-Hungarian War Cemetery Budaörs
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer
Unit:
11. / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment "Totenkopf"
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer
Unit:
Führer II. / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 5 "Totenkopf" / 3.SS-Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X