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Benack, Gerhard

Date of birth:
June 23rd, 1915 (Züllichau/Province of Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 9th, 1994 (Koblenz/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Gerhard Benack reached the rank of Major. After the Second World War he served with the Bundeswehr from 1956 until 1971, reaching the rank of Oberstleutnant. From 1971 until 1977 he was Hauptgeschäftsführer "Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher Wald".

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1941
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 1. / Kradschützen-Bataillon 38 / 18. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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