Jakob, Georg-Rupert

Date of birth:
September 29th, 1915 (Kronbusch,Westphalia)
Date of death:
October 1st, 1981 (Munich,Bavaria)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 1. Kompanie, I. Bataillon, Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 7, 2. Fallschirmjäger-Division, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for distinguishing himself during the battle for Brest. He fought with distinction alongside his men on the Espagnol peninsula, twice throwing back enemy forces that had penetrated the line before finally being overwhelmed.
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