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Ehle, Curt

Date of birth:
October 21st, 1899 (Salzwedel/Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
Date of death:
August 16th, 1986 (Uelzen/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

In service form September 1st 1939.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer 1. / Kradschützen-Bataillon 15 / 15.Panzer-Division / Heeresgruppe Afrika
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1941
Awarded for preventing a British breakthrough attempt that was ultimately intended to result in the recapture of Cyrenaica.
401st Award.
Submitted on July 24th 1941.
Preliminary document and decoration on July 28th 1941 to Afrikakorps.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer Panzer-Brigade 102 / 561.Panzer-Grenadier-Division / XXVI. Armee-Korps / 3.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Awarded for the achievements of his Panzer-Brigade, which first saw action in August 1944. It distinguished itself first at Ostrolenka and later in the defensive battles for East Prussia.
673rd Award.
Submitted on November 19th 1944.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1945
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Silver version
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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