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Brackel, Freiherr von, Bruno

Date of birth:
December 20th, 1911 (Kassel/Hessen-Nassau, Germany)
Date of death:
August 13th, 1941 (Ukrain)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Was posthumously promoted to Hauptmann.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 9th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer 4. / Panzer-Regiment 15 / 11.Panzer-Division / Panzergruppe 1 / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1941
Details:
Submitted on August 17th 1941.
Preliminary document and decoration on 25th August 1941.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - 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