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Lewandowski, Walter (Kampfschwimmer)

Date of birth:
April 19th, 1925 (Fraustadt/Niederschlesien, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

1944: Gefreiter and Offiziersanwärter, II./ Kampfgeschwader 200, Luftwaffe
Training in Dedelsdorf / Lüneburger Heide
Lehrkommando 700 - Kommando der Kleinkampfverbände zum Kampfschwimmer
Training/Ausbildung in Valdagno / Northen Italy and in the Venetian Lagoon
02.1945: transferred to Kampfschwimmergruppe Ost led by Lt.(MA) d.R. Alfred Keller - Usedom, East Germany
05.1945: British POW in Glückstadt

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Aircraftman class 2)
Unit:
Kampfschwimmer, x, Kommando der Kleinkampfverbände, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1945
for blowing up the pontoon bridges at Nipperwiese and Fiddichow in the night of April 25th to April 26th, 1945

According to Awardholders / unit thread at Axis History Forum the unit is Einsatzgruppe Keller.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1941

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