Euling, Karl-Heinz

    Date of birth:
    August 16th, 1919 (Dorndorf, Germany)
    Date of death:
    April 14th, 2014 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Karl-Heinz Euling and his unit distinguished themselves during the fierce fighting following the Invasion and particularly during Operation Market-Garden. Before the Allies were able to encircle the rear of his battalion, Euling managed to escape, leading his men back to the German lines and suffering only two casualties.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    December 21st, 1942
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 14th, 1943
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, 1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 21, 10. SS-Panzer-Division "Frundsberg", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    October 15th, 1944
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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