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Brill, Karl-Friedrich

Date of birth:
July 18th, 1898 (Stolzenau/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
October 22nd, 1943 (west of Porto/San Stefano, Italy)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 9th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 19th October 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 27th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandant Minenschiff "Cobra"
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandant Minenschiff "Cobra" / Führer Minenschiffgruppe
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1941
Details:
95th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän der Reserve
Unit:
Kommandant Minenschiff "Juminda" / Führer Minenschiffgruppe
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1943
Details:
330th Award.
Awarded pothumous.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - 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
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X

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