Reinefarth, Heinrich

Date of birth:
December 25th, 1903 (Gnese, Prussia)
Date of death:
May 7th, 1979 (Westerland, West Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

The war criminal SS-Gruppenführer Heinrich Reinefarth was responsible for the Wola Massacre during the Warsaw Uprising in 1944.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 25th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
14.(Panzerjäger)/Infanterie-Regiment 33, Wehrmacht
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 2.Klasse mit Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Polizei
Unit:
Korpsgruppe von dem Bach, Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1944
Action:
For merit during the Warsaw Uprising
Details:
No. 608
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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