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Streck, Werner

Date of birth:
November 4th, 1913 (Tschirma/Thuringia, German Empire)
Date of death:
August 10th, 2002 (Bischofsheim/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
1. Kompanie, Grenadier-Bataillon 560 z.b.V., Heer
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Grenadier-Bataillon 560 z.b.V., Heer
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, Feldersatz-Bataillon 81, 50. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 28th, 1943
On 08.11.1943, during the German efforts to hold the Perekop Isthmus, Hauptmann Streck launched an attack to close a gap in the frontlines with 15 men, 2 Sturmgeschütze, 2 88mm guns and 50mm/81mm mortar support. The attack was a success, and Streck was awarded the Knight's Cross in recognition of his efforts.
Unit attached to the division.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

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