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Brüggemann, Karl

Date of birth:
December 1st, 1915 (Kreckow/Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:
June 19th, 1987 (Düsseldorf/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Karl Brüggemann finally reached the rank of Leutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
Gruppenführer Stabskompanie / Infanterie-Regiment 5 / 2. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1940
Action:
As a group leader in a Motorcycle Platoon he surprised strong french Artillery and Tank units and stifled each resistance in the Westfront campaign 1940.
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