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Dropmann, Hermann

Date of birth:
March 25th, 1908 (Gelsenkirchen/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 10th, 2004 (Kaarst/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 1050, 77. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Grenadier-Regiment 1050
Action:
Oberstleutnant Dropmann was commander of Grenadier-Regiment 1050 when he courageously destroyed five enemy tanks on July 4, 1944. During this action he was severely wounded and lost a leg.
Details:
Received for his fifth award.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Gold

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