Schwabenberger, Josef

Date of birth:
March 6th, 1920 (Linz/Upper Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
March 30th, 1944 (near Krasniza/Vitebsk Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
2. / Grenadier-Regiment 467
Awarded on:
January 13th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Zuführer 2. / Grenadier-Regiment 467
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Andrew Straube
  • Photo: Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945, Podzun-Pallas, 2000
    - Deathcard
    - Militärgeschichtlicher Fachbücher

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