Suhr, Rudolf

Date of birth:
November 10th, 1908 (Bergedorf/Hamburg, Germany)
Date of death:
January 20th, 1945 (Gusev, Russia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 150
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1945
Action:
Received for his battalion's success in preventing Soviet tank units from relieving their comrades, which were encircled in Goldap. By the conclusion of the fighting the battalion had destroyed 42 tanks, and Suhr was recognized appropriately for this success.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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