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Banach, Friedrich

Date of birth:
January 2nd, 1916 (Rotthausen-Gelsenkirchen/Western Phalia, Germany)
Date of death:
March 13th, 1943 (Zaporizhia/Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Last achieved rank was Oberfeldwebel.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 4th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff-sergeant)
Unit:
4. / Panzer-Regiment 36
Awarded on:
November 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel der Reserve (Reserve Staff-sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer 4. / Panzer-Regiment 36 / 14.Panzer-Division / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe Don
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001