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Gerlach, Ludwig

Date of birth:
October 14th, 1919 (Wismar/Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany)
Date of death:
February 27th, 2001 (Hamburg/Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ludwig Gerlach finally reached the rank of Major. After the Second World War he served with the Bundeswehr and there finally reached the rank of Oberst.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 9th, 1944
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Komandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 409
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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