Siebert, Franz

Date of birth:
March 17th, 1915 (Gelsenkirchen/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
January 17th, 1999 (Kevelaar/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
Zugführer, 3. Kompanie, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 306, 306. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 9th, 1944
Action:
He was awarded the Knights Cross for actions around Kriwoi Rog where he destroyed 10 enemy tanks in the engagement. When he ran out of ammo, he dismounted his tank and attacked with hand grenades and machine guns.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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