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Bremm, Josef

Date of birth:
May 3rd, 1914 (Mannebach-Adenau/Palatinate, Germany)
Date of death:
October 21st, 1998 (Monreal/Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Chef 5. / Infanterie-Regiment 426 / 126.Infanterie-Division / XXXVIII.Armee-Korps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1942
Details:
874th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Chef 5. / Infanterie-Regiment 426 / 126.Infanterie-Division / II.Armee-Korps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1942
Details:
165th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 990 / 277.Volks-Grenadier-Division / Oberbefehlshaber West
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1945
Details:
159th Award.
The awarding of the Scwertern to Bremm is not undebated. According to latest research the decoration was not formally awarded, but was after the war done so according to the so called Dönitz Erlaß and agreed by the Ordensgemeinschaft der Ritterkreuzträger and the Federal German Government.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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