Schwerin, Werner

Date of birth:
December 26th, 1916 (Bad Doberan/Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany)
Date of death:
September 12th, 1994 (Twistetal-Berndorf/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

During the Second World War, Werner Schwrin reached the rank of Oberfeldwebel.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Zugführer 9. / Füsilier-Regiment 27 / 12.Volksgrenadier-Division
Awarded on:
December 21st, 1944
Action:
Feldwebel Schwerin was awarded his Knight's Cross for actions around Wirtzfeld during the German advance in the Ardennes Offensive.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - 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

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