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Herzbach, Max

Date of birth:
January 17th, 1914 (Drewitz/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
May 2nd, 2002 (Cologne/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Max Herzbach reached the rank of Major.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef, 7. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 7, 2. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1944
Action:
Max Herzbach was awarded his Knight’s Cross for defensive action at Seefest Brest in the months after the Normandy Invasion.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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