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Metz, Eduard

Date of birth:
November 28th, 1891 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
June 9th, 1969 (Bad Tölz/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
July 6th, 1912: Fähnrich;
August 1st, 1914: Leutnant (29);
December 14th, 1917: Oberleutnant (22);
1st July 1924: Hauptmann (RDA 1);
February 1st, 1934: Major (10);
August 1st, 1936: Obertsleutnant (21);
March 1st, 1938: Oberst mit RDA vom 1-11-1938 (2);
August 1st, 1942: Generalmajor (1);
January 1st, 1944: Generalleutnant (7b).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 5. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 5th, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 23rd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914

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