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Engel, Gerhard

Date of birth:
April 13th, 1906 (Guben/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
December 9th, 1976 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 14th, 1938
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Ufficiale
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 14th, 1938
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Ufficiale
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 21st, 1938
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 13. März 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 3rd, 1939
Magyar Érdemrend Tisztikeresztje
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 28th, 1939
Order of St. Sava 3rd Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Officer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 16th, 1941
Vapaudenristin 2.luokka miekkojen kera (VR 2 mk)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant
Unit:
Adjutant der Wehrmacht (Heer) beim Führer und Reichskanzlei
Awarded on:
October 16th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 26th, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Luitenant-kolonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Füsilier-Regiment 27 / 12.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1944
Details:
3282nd Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 12.Volks-Grenadier-Division
Awarded on:
December 11th, 1944
Details:
679th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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
    - 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
    - Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945

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