Herzig, Friedrich "Fritz"

Date of birth:
July 18th, 1915 (Wiener Neustadt/Lower-Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
January 23rd, 1954 (Aalen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
SS-Panzer-Brigade Groß
Awarded on:
January 6th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 503 / III. SS-Panzerkorps
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1945
Details:
Decoration awarded by SS-Brigadeführer Mohnke in the Reichs Kanzlerei bunker between 20th and 30th April 1945. Knowledge of these awardings come from research by the OdR and authors like Haupt, Kuby and Irving. No evidence can be cound in the Bundesarchiv.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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