Eschmann, Fritz

Date of birth:
June 7th, 1909 (Dieringhausen, Germany)
Date of death:
February 22nd, 1997 (Gummersbach/Northrhine-Westernphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Zugführer 8. / Infanterie-Regiment 464 / 253.Infanterie-Division / XXIII.Armeekorps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1941
Action:
Received for action on 13th July 1941.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer 4. / Feldersatz-Bataillon 116 / 5.Panzer-Division / XXXX.Armeekorps / 3.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Andrew Straube
  • Photo: Andrew Straube via www.Death-Cards.com
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de

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