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Bremer, Gerhard "Gerd"

Date of birth:
July 25th, 1917 (Düsternthal, Germany)
Date of death:
October 29th, 1989 (Denia/Las Rotas, Spain)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

SS-Nr.: 310 405

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer
Unit:
Führer 1.(Kradschützen) / Aufklärungs-Abteilung / 1. SS-Division "Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler / XXX.Armeekorps / II.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1941
Details:
633rd award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer
Awarded on:
May 12th, 1942
Details:
Awarded with the bronze version
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer
Awarded on:
September 21st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit:
SS-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 12
Awarded on:
August 30th, 1944
Details:
Award 617/2
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
12.SS-Panzerdivision "Hitlerjugend"
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 12 / 12.SS-Panzer-Division „Hitlerjugend“ / 6.SS-Panzer-Armee / Oberbefehlshaber West
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1944
Details:
668th 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
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
    - Timo Worst

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