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Harmel, Heinz

Date of birth:
June 29th, 1906 (Metz/Lorraine, Germany)
Date of death:
September 2nd, 2000 (Krefeld/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur 9. / SS.VT-Standarte "Der Fuhrer" / SS-Division "Deutschland"
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur 9. / SS.VT-Standarte "Der Fuhrer" / SS-Division "Deutschland"
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1940
SS-Ehrenring
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur II. / SS.VT-Standarte "Der Fuhrer" / SS-Division "Deutschland"
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1940
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur, SS-Infanterie-Regiment Deutschland, SS-Division "Reich", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1941
Details:
Award 21/12.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Deutschland"/SS-Division (mot) Das Reich
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Deutschland"/SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Das Reich
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1943
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Deutschland"/SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Das Reich
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1943
Panzervernichtungsabzeichen in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment Deutschland, SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Das Reich", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1943
Details:
1626th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment Deutschland, SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Das Reich", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1943
Details:
296th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Deutschland"/SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Das Reich
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1943
Nahkampfspange in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 16th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Brigadeführer / Generalmajor der Waffen-SS (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 10. SS-Panzer-Division "Frundsberg", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1944
Details:
116th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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