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Bröffel, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
February 6th, 1915 (Nienhagen / Lippe)
Date of death:
June 24th, 1944 (Fedkovo, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / Grenadier-Regiment 502 / 122.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 14th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Ritterkreuz Archiv IV/2008, Veit Scherzer, Ranis, Dezember 2008, ISSN 1866-4709