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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