Darius, Wolfgang

Date of birth:
April 2nd, 1911 (Blankenhain/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
November 18th, 2000 (Bonn/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from June 1st 1939.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 10th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Panzer-Abteilung 21 / 20.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1943
Details:
Submitted on August 17th 1943.
Preliminary document to Armeeoberkommando 9 on August 26th 1943.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Panzer-Abteilung 21
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1944
Panzerkampfabzeichen III Stufe

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - das-ritterkreuz.de
    - Onderzoek via Panzer-Archiv Forum

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