Spindler, Ludwig

Date of birth:
November 15th, 1910 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
December 27th, 1944 (In the Ardennes, Belgium)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1942
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 13th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
I. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 9, 9. SS-Panzer-Division "Hohenstaufen", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Sturmbannführer (Major)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 9, 9. SS-Panzer-Division "Hohenstaufen", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1944
Action:
As SS-Sturmbannführer & Kommandeur I./SS-Pz.Artillerie-Rgt. 9/9.SS-Pz.Div. "Hohenstaufen" & Kommandeur "Kampfgruppe Spindler"/II.SS-Pz.Korps/Heeresgruppe B, Western Front (for actions against the British airborne's Operation Market Garden, Arnhem-Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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