Gresiak, Horst

Date of birth:
February 17th, 1920 (Leverkusen-Wiesdorf/Rhineland, Germany)
Date of death:
February 22nd, 1995 (Leverkusen/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer der Reserve (Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer 7. / SS-Panzer-Regiment 2 / 2.SS-Panzer-Division "Das Reich" / HOK "West"
Awarded on:
January 25th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - Delaforce P., The Battle of the Bulge: Hitlers Final Gamble, Pearson Education Limited, United Kingdom, 2004
    - Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
    - das-ritterkreuz.de
    - dasreich.ca

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