Schäfer, Georg

Date of birth:
August 1st, 1914 (Berfa/Alsfeld (Hessen), Germany)
Date of death:
January 18th, 1945 (Nagy-Bajom, Hungary)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Rank at time of death was Oberfeldwebel.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel
Unit:
Zugführer 2. / Panzer-Regiment 1 /1.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
December 17th, 1942
Action:
Awarded for his distinguished service at the end of 1942. By the end of the war he had destroyed over 40 tanks on the Eastern front.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Panzer-Regiment 1 / 1.Panzer-Division
Details:
Award date unknown.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Scheibert H., Die Träger des Deutschen Kreuzes in Gold (Das Heer), Friedberg, Podzun-Pallas Verlag, 1983
    - Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
    - ritterkreuztraeger-1939-45.de