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Barth, Ludwig

Date of birth:
February 4th, 1907 (Reihen, Germany)
Date of death:
November 25th, 1942 (Chpepen-Prudy, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 14th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Stabsfeldwebel
Unit:
14. (Panzerjäger) / Infanterie-Regiment 14 / 78.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Details:
For destroying a Tank with a T-mine in summer 1942 near Peski.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Bender R.J., Breyette T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000, ISBN 0-912138-83-1
    - 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

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