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Engelbrecht, Karl

Date of birth:
February 15th, 1915 (Brandholz/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
May 15th, 1976 (Gefrees/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wachtmeister
Unit:
Zugführer 1. Kompanie, Füsilier-Bataillon 9, 98. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 20th, 1944
Awarded for distinguishing himself during the defense of the Kertsch peninsula in the winter of 1943/44. Acting on his own initiative, he succeeded in preventing a Soviet victory in his area.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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