Nöbel, Kurt

Date of birth:
February 15th, 1917 (Chemnitz/Saxonia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 3rd, 2000 (Voigtsdorf/Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Born on 15th February 1917 in Chemnitz, Kurt Nöbel took part in the campaigns in Poland, France and the Soviet Union. He finally reached the rank of Wachtmeister.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter (Corporal)
Unit:
Gruppenführer, 1.(reit.) Kompanie, Aufklärungs-Abteilung 7, 7. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1943
Action:
Kur Nöbel decorated himself by personal bravery on 18th October 1943. By determined acting with his men he succeeded in clearing several hundred metres of enemy trenches, an thus enabling his batallion to charge forward.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier der Reserve
Unit:
1. Kompanie, Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 7, 7. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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