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Grüner, Georg

Date of birth:
August 9th, 1915 (Windhoek, German Southwestern Afrika)
Date of death:
March 11th, 1944 (Proskurov/Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukraine)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
September 1st, 1940: Oberleutnant (RDA -126-);
?: Hauptmann;
March 1st, 1944: Major (RDA -359-, postuum toegekend).

Career:
?: Panzer-Abteilung 33;
March 1940: Panzer-Abteilung 100;
February 1941: Panzer-Abteilung 33;
January 1942: Panzertruppenschule;
May 1942: XXXII. Armeekorps;
December 20th, 1942: Kommandeur II. / Panzer-Regiment 100;
April 4th, 1943: Kommandeur I. / Panzer-Regiment 6;
November 10th, 1943: Kommandeur I. / Panzer-Regiment 2.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1941
Details:
397th Award.
Received the clasp when it was introduced.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
1. Kompanie, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 33, 9. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
October 18th, 1941
Details:
Award 1/1
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit:
Chef, 1. Kompanie, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 33, 9. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1941
Details:
689th Heer Award.
Submitted on November 16th 1941.
Preliminary document and decoration on November 25th 1941 to AOK 2.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 2, 16. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Details:
436th Award.
Submitted on March 13th 1944.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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