Eysser, Oskar

Date of birth:
December 20th, 1911 (Hannover/Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
June 23rd, 1959 (Hannover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 6th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
3. / Panzer-Regiment 31
Awarded on:
May 13th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 7th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef 3. / Panzer-Regiment 31 / 5.Panzer-Division / 3.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
November 3rd, 1944
Awarded for distinguishing himself with his Panther Kompanie in the defensive battles north of Memel in October 1944.
Submitted on October 29th 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on November 8th 1944 to Pz.AOK 4.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

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    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001