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Beschnidt, Werner

Date of birth:
July 29th, 1918 (Annaberg/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
December 10th, 1994 (Bad Wörishofen/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Career:
1936: Reichsarbeitsdienst;
1937: Heer;
?: Führer II. / Panzer-Abteilung 103;
?: Führer 6. / Panzer-Ausbildungs-Abteilung 4;
?: Lehrer Schießschule der Panzertruppen.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1940
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne zahlen)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer, 2. Kompanie, Panzer-Abteilung 103, 3. Panzergrenadier-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 4th, 1944
Details:
Submitted on September 23rd 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on October 17th 1944 to AOK 14.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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