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Mengele, Josef

Date of birth:
March 16th, 1911 (Günzburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 7th, 1979 (Bertioga, Brasil)
Service number:
3177885
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

SS-Hauptsturmführer

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant)
Awarded on:
June 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
For providing medical services to wounded soldiers and civilians alike on the battlefields of the Eastern Front.
Ehrenzeichen für Deutsche Volkspflege
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer (Lieutenant)
Unit:
5. SS-Panzer-Division „Wiking“
Awarded on:
1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
For saving two German soldiers from a burning tank
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
For actions during a Typhus epidemic in KZ Auschwitz
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
DRL Sportabzeichen in Bronze
Ehrenwinkel der Alten Kämpfer

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