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Kretzschmar, Wolfgang

Date of birth:
July 2nd, 1907 (Allenstein/Eastern Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 27th, 1944 (Saldus, Latvia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 12th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 23rd, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1943
Details:
1607th Award.
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Bataillon 540 z.b.V. / 21.Infanterie-Division / XXVI.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1943
Details:
1799th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Kommandeur Jäger-Regiment 24(L) / 12.Luftwaffen-Feld-Division / XXVIII.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1944
Details:
600th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur Jäger-Regiment 24 (L) / 12.Luftwaffen-Feld-Division / XXVIII.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
January 12th, 1945
Details:
121st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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