Dittmer, Joachim

Date of birth:
November 26th, 1915 (Klotzow/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
November 3rd, 1943 (Jekaterinowka, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Joachim Dittmer was born on November 26th as the son of Kurt and Irene Dittmer. During the Battle for France in June 1940 he was seriously injured. After recovering he was released from active service but later volunteered for service on the Eastern Front. He was killed on November 3rd, 1943. At that moment he served as Regimentsführer with the rank of Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur 1. / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 3 / 3. Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
April 3rd, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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