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Eckhardt, Johann-Heinrich

Date of birth:
December 3rd, 1896 (Böddiger/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
May 15th, 1945 (Vimperk/Bohemia, Czechoslovakia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
October 1st, 1943: Generalmajor;
April 1st, 1944: Generalleutnant.

Career:
1914: Armee;
October 12th, 1937 - February 5th, 1940: II. / Infanterie-Regiment 38;
February 6th, 1940 - April 24th, 1943: Infanterie-Regiment 38;
?: Führerreserve;
July 17th, 1943 - May 8th, 1945: 211. Infanterie-Division;
May 8th, 1945 - May 15th, 1945: Sovjet POW.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 18th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Jäger-Regiment 38, 9. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Jäger-Regiment 38, 8.Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 211. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Details:
644th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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