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Eidel, Alfred

Date of birth:
May 23rd, 1910 (Boxtal am Main/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
June 23rd, 1944 (Dobcja-Vitebsk/Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 29th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
I. / Infanterie-Regiment 171
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1942
Details:
Award 165/44.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Führer I. / Infanterie-Regiment 171 / 56.Infanterie-Division / XXXV.Armee-Korps / 2.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1942
Details:
1204th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Grenadier-Regiment 171 / 56.Infanterie-Division / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1943
Details:
283rd Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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