Ramser, GŁnther

Date of birth:
March 27th, 1906 (Lipine/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
August 20th, 1983 (Solms-Oberbiel/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

GŁnther Ramser reached the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
I. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 461, 252. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 31st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 2, 11. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1944
Action:
During the German retreat from Leningrad in early 1944 Oberstleutnant Ramser held the village of Gatschina with his Regiment, and in doing so helped to cover the withdrawal of the 18. Armee to Lake Peipus. For this action he was awarded the Knight's Cross.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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