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Rhein, Karl-Ludwig

Date of birth:
March 30th, 1894 (Wetzlar/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
March 27th, 1988
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Infanterie-Regiment 439 / 134.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 439 / 134.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Scheibert, H., Die Träger des Deutschen Kreuzes in Gold (Das Heer), Podzun-Pallas Verlag, Friedberg, Germany, 1983
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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