Weber, Paul

Date of birth:
June 25th, 1914 (Herdorf/Altenkirchen (Sieg), Germany)
Date of death:
April 17th, 1996 (Herdorf/Altenkirchen (Sieg), Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
10./Infanterie-Regiment 508
Awarded on:
January 31st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
9./Grenadier-Regiment 508
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1943
Action:
Awarded the Knight's Cross for a counterattack he led in the area south of Orel on 09.07.1943. With only a handful of forces he repulsed the enemy that had broken through in his battalion's sector and pushed them back, regaining the old defensive positions as well as several dominant heights.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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