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Beck, Karl (WH-Grenadier/GR280)

Date of birth:
September 20th, 1911 (Bayreuth/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
January 17th, 1945 (Radom, Poland)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Pulawy
Nationality:
German

Biography

Karl Beck died on 17th January 1945 as Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 290 with the rank of Oberst.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. / Infanterie-Regiment 282
Awarded on:
November 22nd, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 290 / 98.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
April 2nd, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X