Seuss, Richard

Date of birth:
August 20th, 1897 (Leipzig/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
September 26th, 1963 (Münster/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

After the Second World War, Richard Seuss served with the Bundeswehr, reaching the rank of Korvettenkapitän.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (MA) der Reserve
Unit:
Chef, Marine-Küstenbatterie "Ille de Cezembre", Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung 608, Seekommandanten Normandie, Kriegsmarine
Awarded on:
August 15th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his achievements as commander of a battery of coastal artillery at St. Malo. Here he inflicted heavy losses on the attacking enemy and also distinguished himself during gunnery duels with American warships.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Action:
Also awarded for his achievements as commander of a battery of coastal artillery at St. Malo. Here he inflicted heavy losses on the attacking enemy and also distinguished himself during gunnery duels with American warships.
Details:
577th Award.

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