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Schille, Curt

Date of birth:
November 28th, 1910 (Zeulenroda/Thuringia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 19th, 1985 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

During the Second World War Curt Schille finally reached the rank of Major. After the war he served with the Bundeswehr and reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1941
Details:
230th Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
2. / Pionier-Bataillon 24
Awarded on:
February 2nd, 1942
Details:
Award 68/5.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef 3. / Pionier-Bataillon 24 / 24.Infanterie-Division / LIV.Armee-Korps / 11.Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1942
Details:
1119th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Pionier-Bataillon 24 / 24.Infanterie-Division / I.Armee-Korps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1944
Details:
544th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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

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