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Braun, Christian Gottlieb

Date of birth:
November 8th, 1920 (Pforndorf-Tübingen/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
January 1st, 1987 (Tübingen/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Finally reached the rank of Leutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
8. / Infanterie-Regiment 308
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1942
Details:
Award 140/28.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Warrant Officer)
Unit:
8. / Grenadier-Regiment 308 / 198.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1943
Details:
1930th Award.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 26th, 1944
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve
Unit:
Zugführer 8.(M.G.) / Grenadier-Regiment 308 / 198.Infanterie-Division / Korpsgruppe von Knobelsdorff / Armeegruppe Wöhler / Heeresgruppe Südukraine
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1944
Details:
3300th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1944
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1944
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1944
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel der Reserve
Unit:
Zugführer 8.(M.G.) / Grenadier-Regiment 308 / Divisionsgruppe Gümbel / IV.Luftwaffen-Feld-Korps / 19.Armee / Heeresgruppe G (Oberbefehlshaber West)
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1944
Details:
677th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Silber

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Bender R.J., Breyette T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000, ISBN 0-912138-83-1
    - 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
    - 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

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