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Drange, Günther

Date of birth:
March 14th, 1897 (Glogau/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
June 18th, 1970 (Wiesbaden/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 490, 269. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 21st, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1943
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 428, 129. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1944
Awarded for his actions near Kleickowo in the late summer of 1944. Located near the lower Narew river, here he and his Regiment particularly distinguished itself in both offense and defense. Their actions played a major role in the Division being mentioned in a Wehrmachtbericht supplement of the 12.09.1944.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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