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Blond, Friedrich

Date of birth:
April 29th, 1920 (Braunau, Austria)
Date of death:
May 24th, 2009 (Wolfurt, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer
Unit:
Kommandeur 12. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Ausbildungs- und Ersatz-Bataillon 1 "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1945
Details:
Awarding in the Halbe pocket and directly after the outbreak form that, by SS-Brigadeführer Wagner with approval of SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS Kleinheisterkamp. Although there is any evidence at hand,the Bundesarchiv shows no proof.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - 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
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
    - Ritterkreuz Archiv II/2009, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Juni 2009, ISSN 1866-4709

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