Sandig, Rudolf

Date of birth:
September 11th, 1911 (Eppendorf/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
August 11th, 1994 (Weyhe/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
7./LSSAH
Awarded on:
January 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Majoor)
Unit:
Kommandeur II./ SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler”
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
    - Reynolds, M., Men of Steel – I SS Panzer Corps the Ardennes and Eastern front 1944-45, Da Capo Press, USA, 2001
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - das-Ritterkreuz.de

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