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Badzong, Alfred

Date of birth:
February 6th, 1924 (Klein Karnitten/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
April 9th, 1996 (Berlin-Pankow, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Gefreiter (Lance Corporal)
Unit:
M.G.-Schütze 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 273 / 93.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1945
Awarded for his actions during the Third Battle of Courland. Here he distinguished himself during his Division’s defensive combat in the area to the southwest of Dzukste. By constantly changing position with his MG he managed to deceive the attacking Soviet forces and inflict heavy losses upon them.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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