Wanhöfer, Günter

Date of birth:
November 18th, 1916 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 7th, 2015 (Iffeldorf/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 14th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer
Unit:
1. / SS-Pionier-Bataillon 5 "Wiking"
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer
Unit:
SS-Pionier-Bataillon 54 / SS-Freiwillige-Panzer-Grenadier-Brigade “Nederland” / III.SS-Panzer-Korps / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
August 27th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
    - Deathnotice
    - Ritterkreuz Archiv III 2015, September 2915, Verlag Veit Scherzer, ISSN 1866-4709

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