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Brunner, Eduard

Date of birth:
December 8th, 1918 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
May 13th, 2006 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was from 1960 till March 31st 1975 in service with the West-German Bundeswehr with as last rank that of Oberstleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
2. / Grenadier-Regiment 62 / 7.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 24th, 1943
Details:
Award 337/27.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer I. / Grenadier-Regiment 62 / 7.Infanterie-Division / XXIII.Armee-Korps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
February 27th, 1944
Details:
2720th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 62 / 7.Infanterie-Division / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
October 28th, 1944
Details:
638th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - 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
    - Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945
    - Die träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eiserne Kreuz 1939 - 1945

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