Platta, Reinhold

Date of birth:
September 1st, 1909 (Brieske/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 4th, 1945 (Lazerett Bautzen/Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter (Corporal)
Unit:
MG-Schütze 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 309
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his actions in the east Carpathians during the autumn of 1944. During the many defensive battles of the 208. Infanterie-Division, the machine gunner Reinhold Platta distinguished himself through his swiftly executed decisions and daring counterattacks that resolved many a critical situation.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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