Rüngeler, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
November 11th, 1914 (Unna/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
October 16th, 2001 (Arnsberg-Neheim/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur Sturmpionier-Bataillon 178/78. Sturm-Division
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - 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
    - Vetter, F., Die 78. Infanterie- und Sturm-Division 1938-1945 - Aufstellung - Bewaffnung - Einsätze - Soldaten, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004