Nicolussi-Leck, Karl

Date of birth:
March 14th, 1917 (Pfatten/Tirol, Austria)
Date of death:
August 30th, 2008 (Bolzano/South-Tirol, Italy)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

SS-Nummer: 423 876

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer
Unit:
Kommandeur 8. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 5 / 5.SS-Panzer-Division “Wiking” / 2.Armee / Heersgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer
Unit:
8. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 5
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - 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
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977

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