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Borchardt, Herbert

Date of birth:
February 11th, 1914 (Aalkaten, Kreis Schlawe/Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:
August 6th, 1944 (Eastern Front)
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)


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Second World War (1939-1945)
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Stoßtruppführer 7. / Grenadier-Regiment 189 / 81.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 20th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes


  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Haupt, W., Die 81. Infanterie-Division – Geschichte einer schlesischen Division, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2006