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Boigk, Heinrich

Date of birth:
October 30th, 1912 (Cologne-Lindenthal, Germany)
Date of death:
March 28th, 2003 (Cologne, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberjäger der Reserve
Unit:
Gruppenführer 2. / Jäger-Regiment 49 / 28.Jäger-Division
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel der Reserve
Unit:
Zugführer 2. / Jäger-Regiment 49 / 28.Jäger-Division
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1944
Action:
Heinrich Boigk was awarded the Oakleaves to his Knight’s Cross during the fight for the bridgehead at Wolchow in 1944.
Details:
370th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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
    - Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945

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