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Stiegert, Rolf

Date of birth:
July 6th, 1917 (Stuttgart/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
March 24th, 1981 (Bad Tölz/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Rolf Stiegert after the Second World War, served until September 30th, 1973 with the Bundeswehr and there finally reached the rank of Oberstleutnant.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 9th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1942
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1942
Medaille
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 6th, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
5. / Grenadier-Regiment 316
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer II. / Grenadier-Regiment 316
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1945
Action:
Received for the successful defence against American breakthrough attempts over the Sauer river, which had lasted several days in December 1944 - January 1945, which would have cut off the division.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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