Jaeger, Karl-Heinz

Date of birth:
June 25th, 1914 (Dortmund/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 20th, 1992 (Essen/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 22nd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit:
Führer 1. / Grenadier-Regiment 167 / 86.Infanterie-Division / XXXXI.Panzer-Korps / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1943
Details:
1927th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
II. / Grenadier-Regiment 184 / 84.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1944
Details:
Award 666/42.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer Grenadier-Regiment 448 / 251.Infanterie-Division / XXVII.Armee-Korps / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Weichsel
Awarded on:
March 16th, 1945
Details:
786th Awarded.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Meyer-Detring, W., Die 137. Infanterie-Division im Mittelabschnitt der Ostfront, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2006
    - Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945

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