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Strahammer, Martin

Date of birth:
November 13th, 1890 (Gösting/Lower Austria, Oostenrijk)
Date of death:
May 2nd, 1945 (Viadana del Calvisaao, Italy)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

Shot in imprisonment by American soldiers at Viadana del Calvisaao near Brescia, Italy.

Promotions:
1912: Fahnenjunker;
May 1915: Leutnant;
1918: Oberleutnant;
1923: Hauptmann;
1930: Major;
March 13th, 1938: Oberstleutnant;
April 1st, pril 1942: Oberst;
April 1st, 1945: Generalmajor.

Career:
October 10th, 1912: Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment 24;
1937: Generalstab Österreichisches Heer;
1938: Kommandeur Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 49;
November 1939: Kommandeur Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 240;
1940: Kommandeur Panzerjäger-Abteilung 240;
?: Führer Infanterie-Regiment 105;
September 16th, 1942: Führer Infanterie-Regiment 266;
?: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 266;
May 1943: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 146;
October 1944: 15. Divisionsführer Lehrgang, Hirschberg;
January 1945: Führer 114. Jäger-Division;
April 15th, 1945 - April 23rd, 1945: Kommandeur 114. Jäger-Division.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1941
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 8th September 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 240, 170. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 266, 72. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1943
Details:
Award 328/1
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 146, 65. Infanterie-Division, Heeer
Awarded on:
August 11th, 1944
Details:
545th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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