Rentrop, Fritz

Date of birth:
November 19th, 1917 (Münster/Westernphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 2nd, 1945 (Hungary)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Fritz Rentrop died of his wounds in Soviet imprisonment on 2nd February 1945. At the time of his capture he was Ia IV.SS-Panzerkorps with the rank of SS-Sturmbannführer.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Obersturmführer
Unit:
Chef 2. / SS-Flak-Abteilung 2 "Reich"
Awarded on:
October 13th, 1941
Action:
For capturing the railway bridge across the Desna river near Makoshino, Russia.
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