Rehm, Erich

Date of birth:
January 4th, 1914 (Lößnitz/Saxony, Germany)
Date of death:
August 6th, 1992 (Netphen/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 27th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, Panzerjäger-Kompanie 1156, Heer
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1945
Action:
Awarded for helping to hold the crossings over the Inster and Pregel rivers (in East Prussia) in January 1945 with his assault gun. In the process he helped ensure the evacuation of several friendly divisions as well as countless civilians, while also destroying many enemy vehicles.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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