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Schrems, Leopold

Date of birth:
October 4th, 1922 (Kirchberg/Upper Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
July 8th, 2008 (Seekirchen/Salzburg, Austria)
Nationality:
Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 11th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 22nd, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter
Unit:
Gruppenführer Stabskompanie / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 85
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Details:
For the destruction of a tank on 20th July 1944.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Details:
For the destruction of a tank on 20th July 1944.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Details:
For the destruction of a tank on 20th July 1944.
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer
  • - Berger F., Ritterkreuzträger aus Õsterreich und den K.U.K. Kronländer
    - Bender R.J., Breyette T., Tank Killers, RJ Bender Publications, 2000, ISBN 0-912138-83-1
    - 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

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