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Bertram, Ludwig

    Date of birth:
    January 8th, 1917 (Schifferstadt/Palatinate, Germany)
    Date of death:
    June 30th, 2006 (Eppstein im Taunus/Hesse, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Career:
    1939: Wehrmacht;
    ?: Zugführer II. / Beobachtungs-Abteilung 29;
    ?: Chef I. / Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 237;
    ?: Kommandeur I./Panzerjäger-Brigade 219.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    January 20th, 1942
    (Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 12th, 1942
    Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Chef, 1. Kompanie, Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 237, Heer
    Awarded on:
    August 12th, 1944
    Action:
    Ludwig Bertram was awarded his Knight’s Cross for destroying 12 Russian tanks in a single engagement while defending a German position.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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