Stephani, Kurt

Date of birth:
August 15th, 1904 (Donaueschingen/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
August 20th, 1944 (Écorches/Orne department, Basse-Normandie, France)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
9./Jäger-Regiment 75
Awarded on:
June 28th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann
Unit:
1./Luftlande-Lehr-Abteilung 1
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major)
Unit:
Führer Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 9
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his command achievements while leading the Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 9 during the battle of Normandy.
Details:
Posthumously awarded.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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