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Kolbeck, Dr.med.dent., Rudolf

Date of birth:
March 24th, 1889 (Regensburg/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
September 12th, 1965 (Landsberg am Lech/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Commander Grenadier-Regiment 316
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1943
Awarded for distinguishing himself through the leadership of his Regiment during the fighting around Leningrad.

Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant der Reserve (Lieutenant-colonel of Reserves)
Unit:
Commander Grenadier-Regiment 316
Awarded on:
February 22nd, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Awarded for once again preventing a breakthrough by a much numerically superior Soviet force.
403rd award
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 9th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914

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