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Brenner, Karl-Heinrich

    Date of birth:
    May 19th, 1895 (Mannheim/Baden, Germany)
    Date of death:
    February 15th, 1954 (Karlsruhe/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    March 15th, 1944: SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Polizei.

    Career:
    1914 - 1918: Kriegsdienst;
    1920: Eintritt in die badische Polizei;
    1933: NSDAP;
    October 1936 - August 1939: Amtsleiter (Reit- und Fahrwesen), Stab des Chefs der Ordnungspolizei;
    August 1939 - February 1940 Kommandeur Sportschule der Polizei, Berlin-Spandau;
    October 1942 - February 1943: Arko SS-Panzerkorps;
    March 1943 - September 1943: Befehlshaber OrPo, Wehrkreis XVIII (Salzburg);
    December 1943 - June 1944: Befehlshaber OrPo, Ukraine;
    September 1944 - April 1945: Kommandeur 6. SS-Gebirgs-Division "Nord".

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    August 4th, 1941
    1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    August 17th, 1941
    1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 27th, 1941
    Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 1st, 1942
    Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse mit Schwertern
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 28th, 1944
    Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Polizei
    Unit:
    Befehlshaber, Ordnungs-Polizei Ukraine, Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    June 16th, 1944
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Polizei
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, 6. SS-Gebirgs-Division "Nord", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    December 27th, 1944
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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