Gümbel, Ludwig

Date of birth:
November 7th, 1906 (Pfortz/Palatine, Germany)
Date of death:
June 27th, 1994 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
February 1st, 1944: Oberst (RDA -39b-).

Career:
March 2nd, 1942: Führerreserve;
November 15th, 1942: Kommandeur III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 61;
January 5th, 1943: Führer Grenadier-Regiment 61;
March 1st, 1943: Führerreserve Panzer-Armeeoberkommando 3;
May 3rd, 1943: Führerreserve OKH;
July 7th, 1943: Führer Grenadier-Regiment 308;
October 17th, 1944: Führerreserve OKH;
November 1st, 1944: Kommandant Salzburg.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Führer, Divisionsgruppe 198 "Gümbel" (Grenadier-Regiment 308)
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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