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Deisenhofer, Eduard

Date of birth:
June 27th, 1909 (Freising/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
January 31st, 1945 (Arnswalde/Brandenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Finally reached the rank of SS-Oberführer.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit:
SS-T. Infanterie-Regiment 1
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit:
Kommandeur Kampfgruppe / 3.SS-Panzer-Division "Totenkopf" / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1942
Details:
Submitted on May 6th 1942.
Preliminary document and decoration on May 9th 1942 to AOK 16.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001