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Böhmler, Rudolf

Date of birth:
June 12th, 1914 (Weilimdorf/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
November 24th, 1968 (Stuttgart/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
II. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 19th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3, 1. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Awarded for his actions during the Second Battle of Monte Cassino. During this time he and his Bataillon defended Monastery Hill against the 4th Indian Division, and his unit also distinguished itself by capturing Hill 435 on the morning of the 17.03.1944 with a small assault unit.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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