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Crusius, Heinz

Date of birth:
May 3rd, 1916 (Leipzig/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
March 31st, 1942 (Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 4. / Infanterie-Regiment 453 / 253.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 1st, 1942
Action:
Received for an action near Bol. Lockowo on January 19th, 1942.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef 4. / Infanterie-Regiment 453 / 253.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Boenninghausen C. Frhr. Von, 253. Infanterie Division: Weg und Ende einer rheinisch westfälischen Division im Osten 1941-1945, Selbstverlag, 1972
    - 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
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945