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Auer, Karl

Date of birth:
October 20th, 1916 (Prienbach/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
March 31st, 1997 (Simbach am Inn/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Was promoted to SS-Sturmbannführer on January 30th 1945.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer
Unit:
Führer I. / SS-Polizei-Grenadier-Regiment 8 / 4.SS-Polizei-Division / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Feldersatz-Bataillon 4 / 4.SS-Polizei-Division
Awarded on:
March 22nd, 1945
Nahkampfspange in Gold

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Berger F., Ritterkreuzträger mit Nahkampfspange in Gold, Wien, 2004
    - 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
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977

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