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Banze, Karl-Heinrich

Date of birth:
February 24th, 1911 (Hofgeismar/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
December 31st, 1945
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Karl-Heinz Banze became Sovjet prisoner of war in Camp Dubrovnik, February 1943. On 31st December 1945 he was declared dead.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberwachtmeister
Unit:
Zugführer, 1. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 244, 113. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1942
Action:
Mentioning:
"The Sturmgeschützabteilung 244 has, during battle at the Eastfront on May 14th, destroyed 36 enemy tanks.
Of these tanks, Oberwachmeister Banze alone, destroyed 13."
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberwachtmeister
Unit:
Zugführer, 1. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 244, 113. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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