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Erdmann, Dipl.-Ing., Wolfgang (LW-Fallschirmjäger)

Date of birth:
November 13th, 1898 (Königsberg/Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
September 5th, 1946 (British Prisoner of War camp Munsterlager, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Wolfgang Erdmann comitted suicide as British Prisoner-of-War.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 16th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1943
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-General)
Unit:
7. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 28th, 1943
Details:
According to the magazine "Fallschirmjäger from winter 1944/45 the awarding has been in that winter as Kommandeur 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-General)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Details:
1600th Award.

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