Zeller, Willy

Date of birth:
November 12th, 1913 (Tübingen, Germany)
Date of death:
January 9th, 1997 (Metzingen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
9./Grenadier-Regiment 380
Awarded on:
February 7th, 1944
Action:
Zeller was awarded the Knight's cross for actions in January 1944. During this month, near Alexandrovka in the Leningrad area, he and his company successfully held the left cornerstone of their division against a breakthrough attempt by the Soviets.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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