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Bleher, Georg

Date of birth:
February 4th, 1919 (Langenau-Ulm/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 25th, 2013 (Stuttgart - Degerloch, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
1st December 1940: Gefreiter;
1st December 1941: Unteroffizier;
1st October 1943: Fahnenjunker-Unteroffizier;
1st February 1944: Feldwebel;
1st March 1944: Oberfähnrich;
1st April 1944: Leutnant der Reserve;
1st January 1945: Oberleutnant der Reserve.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
February 10th, 1942
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1942
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Awarded on:
October 15th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
I. / Grenadier-Regiment 358
Awarded on:
March 9th, 1945
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Adjutant Stab 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 358 / 205.SS-Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Möbius I., Über Moskau ins Kurland: Ritterkreuzträger Georg Bleher erzählt, Möbius, Ingo; Auflage: 1 (April 2008), ISBN 978-3000241208
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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