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Keppler, Georg

Date of birth:
May 7th, 1894 (Mainz/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
June 16th, 1966 (Hamburg/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Oberführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Infanterie-Regiment (motorisiert) "Der Führer" / SS-Verfügungs-Division
Awarded on:
May 13th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Oberführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Infanterie-Regiment (motorisiert) "Der Führer" / SS-Verfügungs-Division
Awarded on:
May 13th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Oberführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Infanterie-Regiment (motorisiert) "Der Führer" / SS-Verfügungs-Division
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1940
Awarded for:
Operation Fall Gelb
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Public Domain
  • Photo: Public Domain
  • - 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
    - Yerger M.C., German Cross in Gold, Holders of the SS and Police, Volume 1, "Das Reich" Kurt Amlacher to Heinz Lorenz, R. James Bender Publishing, San Jose, USA, ISBN 0-912138-94-7
    - Das Reich

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