Schaab, Karl

Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Unit:
II. / Infanterie-Regiment 81
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
10. / Infanterie-Regiment 81
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1940
Details:
Nr. 877/3.
Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Zugführer 10. / Infanterie-Regiment 81
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1940
Action:
Received for the attack and taking of Urbille-Ferne-Epiez under heavy artillery- and machinegun fire.
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Zugführer 10. / Infanterie-Regiment 81
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Action:
Received for the capture of a bridge over the Vesle under heavy machinegun fire, for preventing the bridge beeing blown up as well as for capturing several French military.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
10. / Infanterie-Regiment 81
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1940
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Stabskompanie / Infanterie-Regiment 81
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1942
Action:
Received for a single wound inflicted on 28th December 1941.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Reserve-Grenadier-Bataillon 205
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1944
Details:
Nr. 60, Verleihungsliste 3.
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Reserve-Grenadier-Bataillon 205 / 159.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1944
Details:
Award 663/6.
Preliminary Owners document (Vorläufiges Besitzzeugnis) dated 28th November 1944.
Decoration was presented on December 4th, 1945 at the Reservelazerett Freiburg in Breisgau, by Oberst Allert, Adjudant AOK 19, Gen.Kdo.LXIII.A.K..
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 1210
Awarded on:
January 15th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
I. / Grenadier-Regiment 1210
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1945
Action:
Received for three wounds respectively inflicted on 28th december 1941, 10th September 1944 and 8th October 1944.
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber

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