Riedweg, Franz

    Date of birth:
    April 10th, 1907 (Luzern/Luzern, Switersland)
    Date of death:
    January 22nd, 2005 (Munchen/Bayern, Germany)
    Nationality:
    Suisse

    Biography

    SS-Obersturmbannführer Dr. Franz Riedweg was responsible for the organization behind foreign "Germanic" volunteers for the Waffen-SS. He was captured on 3 May 1945.

    Units: SS-Hauptamt and the 3rd SS Division "Totenkopf".

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant-colonel)
    Unit:
    Germanischen Leitstelle, SS-Hauptamt
    Awarded on:
    1943
    Eisernes Kreuz

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