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Brakat, Otto

    Date of birth:
    January 15th, 1916 (Herzfelde-Labiau/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
    Date of death:
    January 31st, 1978 (Moers/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    ?: Gefreiter;
    ?: Obergefreiter;
    ?: Unteroffizier;
    ?: Feldwebel;
    ?: Oberfeldwebel.

    Career:
    1939: 2. Schwadron, Radfahr-Abteilung 1;
    ?: Ausbilder Wach-Bataillon "Großdeutschland".

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    February 6th, 1940
    Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 25th, 1939
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    July 5th, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    July 12th, 1941
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Unteroffizier (Corporal)
    Unit:
    Gruppenführer, 2. Schwadron, Radfahr-Abteilung 1, 1. Kavallerie-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    July 27th, 1941
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    November 1st, 1941
    (Allgemeines) Sturmabzeichen (ohne zahlen), I.Stufe
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    August 1st, 1942
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 1st, 1945
    Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber

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