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Chrobek, Bruno

Date of birth:
October 9th, 1895 (Pleß/Upper Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 10th, 1942 (Dimitriyevka, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I./Infanterie-Regiment 54 / 18. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
September 26th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I./Infanterie-Regiment 54 / 18. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I./Infanterie-Regiment 54 / 18. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1940
Details:
Decoration No 118.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur III./Infanterie-Regiment 51 (mot.) / 18. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1941
Details:
Action near Wetrino on 03 and 04-07-1941, decoration No 110.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur III./Infanterie-Regiment 51 (mot.) / 18. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Gareth Collins
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Engelmann, J., Die 18. Infanterie- und Panzergrenadier-Division 1934-1945, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004
    - De Slag om Stalingrad
    - Axis Biographical Research

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