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Goltz, Graf von den, Albert

Date of birth:
June 24th, 1893 (Heinrichsfelde, Germany)
Date of death:
March 16th, 1944 (Odessa/Ukrain, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Oberst der Reserve.

Career:
?: Führer Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 144;
? - March 16th, 1944: Kommandeur Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 138.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 144, 3. Gebirgs-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
November 2nd, 1943
Details:
316th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Ehrenritterkreuz zum Johanniterorden
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 28th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit:
commander I./Infanterie-Regiment 415
Awarded on:
May 7th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1943
Action:
The Jägerregiment 138 under the leadership of Oberstleutnant Graf von der Goltz, a Panzer group under the command of Major von Gaza as well as Sturmgeschützabteilung 243 and the Heeres-Panzerjägerabteilung 721 distinguished themselves in the defensive battles southeast of Zaporizhia.
Wehrmachtbericht

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