Berg, Martin

    Date of birth:
    April 4th, 1905 (Arensberg/Saxony, Germany)
    Date of death:
    April 2nd, 1969 (Bahrendorf/Lowersaxony, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Martin Berg lies buried in Kempen on Sylt.

    Promotions:
    August 1st, 1944: Generalmajor.

    Career:
    1924: Polizei;
    1935: Wehrmacht;
    ?: II. / Infanterie-Regiment 82;
    ?: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 166;
    ?: Führer Grenadier-Regiment 575;
    ?: Kommandeur 207.Sicherungs-Division;
    December 1944 - May 1945: Lazarett;
    May 8th, 1945 - April 4th, 1947: British POW.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    January 8th, 1942
    Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Major
    Unit:
    II. / Infanterie-Regiment 82
    Awarded on:
    February 21st, 1942
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 28th, 1943
    Nahkampfspange in Bronze
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 10th, 1943
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Colonel)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 166 / 82. Infanterie-Division
    Awarded on:
    December 30th, 1943
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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