Saldern-Wilsnack, von, Burghardt

Date of birth:
March 9th, 1916 (Breslau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 6th, 2002 (Wolfratshausen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Served with the Bundeswehr from 1957 until 1972 and finally reached there the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 51 (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 51 (motorisiert)
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 51 (motorisiert) / 18.Panzergrenadier-Division / XII.Armeekorps / 4.Armee / Heersgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
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

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