Michaelis, Herbert

Date of birth:
February 5th, 1897 (Neuruppin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
August 20th, 1969 (Bonn/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Herbert Michaelis served as Kommandeur with the Grenadier-Regiment 525, the 298. Infanterie-Division and the 95. Infanterie-Division. He was a POW to the Soviets from June 28th, 1944 until October 8th, 1955. He finally reached the rank of Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 525 / Führer 298. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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