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Baier, Karl

    Date of birth:
    April 4th, 1916 (Homburg/Saarland, Germany)
    Date of death:
    November 23rd, 1970 (Kassel/Hesse, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

    Biography

    Career:
    1937: Eintritt Wehrmacht;
    ?: 13. / Infanterie-Regiment 118;
    ?: I. / Grenadier-Regiment 570;
    ?: Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 1036.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1942
    Medaille
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 1036, 59. Infanterie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    October 16th, 1944
    Awarded for stopping an Allied advance with his unit in the Armentieres-Bethume area during the German retreat from France.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1944
    Nahkampfspange in Bronze

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