Schäfer, Oskar

    Date of birth:
    January 16th, 1921 (Nixdorf/Sudetenland, Czechoslowakia)
    Date of death:
    November 22nd, 2011 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
    Nationality:
    Austrian (1918-1938, Republic)

    Biography

    Career:
    November 9th, 1938: 12. / SS-Standarte "Deutschland";
    1942: SS-Panzer-Abteilung 5 / 5. SS-Panzer-Division „Wiking";
    1943: Panzertruppenschule;
    ?: schweren SS-Panzer-Abteilung 103, Sennelager;
    ?: Führer 3. / schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 503.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Untersturmführer (2nd Lieutenant)
    Unit:
    Führer, 3. Kompanie, schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 503, Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    April 29th, 1945
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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