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Klawe, Erich

Date of birth:
March 24th, 1906 (Allenstein/East Prussia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 30th, 1983 (Regensburg/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Promotions:
1927: Fahnenjunker;
1928: Fähnrich;
1931: Leutnant;
1939: Oberleutnant;
December 1st, 1941: Hauptmann;
February 1st, 1943: Major;
1944: Oberstleutnant.

Career:
1927: Infanterie-Regiment 2;
1934: Infanterie-Regiment 23;
?: Kompanieführer 1. / Infanterie-Regiment 23;
1940: Chef 13. / Infanterie-Regiment 23;
1942: I. / Infanterie-Regiment 23;
December 1944: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 457.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1941
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer I. / Infanterie-Regiment 23 / 11. Infanterie-Division / XXVIII.Armee-Korps / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for his part in the defence of Kirischi in the Wolchow bridgehead.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1942
Medaille
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 23 / 11. Infanterie-Division / 18.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
April 14th, 1943
Action:
Warded vor his part in the fightings for Leningrad, early 1943.
Details:
227th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Gold

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