Dürrwanger, Alfred

Date of birth:
April 7th, 1915 (Breslau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
July 23rd, 2003 (Berg-Starnberg/Bavaria, Grmany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Alfred Dürrwanger finally reached the rank of Major. After the Second World War he served with the Bundeswehr, finally reaching the rank of Oberst im Generalstab.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef 10.(schwere) / Jäger-Regiment 83 / 28. Jäger-Division
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1942
Awarded for:
Operation Barbarossa
Action:
Dr. Dürrwanger was awarded his Knight's Cross for capturing the lighthouse and surrounding high ground on the Kertsch Peninsula during the battle for Sevastopol.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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