Nibbe, Kurt

Date of birth:
February 17th, 1918 (Borstel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:
May 1st, 2005 (Ronnenberg/Empelde/Hanover, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfähnrich
Unit:
Zugführer 1. / Pionier-Bataillon 20 (motorisiert) / 20.Panzergrenadier-Division
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1945
Action:
Awarded for his actions on 16.02.1945, west of Wellersdorf (between Sorau and Sagan). Despite having been wounded by a shot to the soldier and shrapnel splinters to the head, he stormed an important height 3 times and after this was able to hold it against all further enemy attempts to recapture it.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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