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Schwanbeck, Walter

Date of birth:
November 2nd, 1921 (Retschow/Mecklenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 30th, 1944 (In a hospital in East Prussia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 5th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 19th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
Gruppenführer 2. / Reiter-Regiment 31
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Junior Sergeant)
Unit:
Gruppenführer 2. / Reiter-Regiment 31
Awarded on:
1944
Nahkampfspange in Gold

Sources

  • - www.das-ritterkreuz.de
    - Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.

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