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Bretschneider, Heinz

Date of birth:
March 26th, 1913 (Meinersdorf/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
March 16th, 1971 (Ahlen/Western Phalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1st August 1935: Gefreiter
1st August 1936: Unteroffizier
1st October 1938: Wachtmeister
1st May 1939: Oberwachtmeister
1st october 1940: Hauptwachtmeister
1st February 1943: Leutnant der Reserve
1st April 1943: Leutnant
?: Oberleutnant
1st January 1944: Hauptmann

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberwachtmeister
Unit:
I. Abteilung, Flak-Regiment 13, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
January 9th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberwachtmeister
Unit:
Batterie offizier, 1. Batterie, I. Abteilung, Flak-Regiment 13 (mot), Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 3rd, 1943
Details:
Was simultaneously promoted to Leutnant.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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