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Heidrich, Richard

Date of birth:
July 28th, 1896 (Lawalde-Löbau/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
December 22nd, 1947 (Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Finally reached the rank of General der Fallschirmtruppen.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 25th, 1941
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1941
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1941
Details:
202nd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 3, 7. Flieger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1942
Details:
Award 3/32.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1943
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-General)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 1. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1944
Details:
382nd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-General)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 1. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1944
Details:
55th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht

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