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Britzelmayr, Karl

Date of birth:
May 26th, 1894 (Passau)
Date of death:
March 9th, 1988 (Landshut)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Britzelmayr served with Infanterie-Regiments 179 and 217. In 1943 he commanded the officer's school in Sissone, France. In 1944 he commanded Grenadier-Regiment 19 / 7.Infanterie-Division.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 217
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment 217 / 57.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 2nd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • 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
    - 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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