Waldner, Franz

Date of birth:
April 1st, 1914 (Gladbeck, Germany)
Date of death:
April 9th, 1945 (Seerapen (East Prussia), Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Obergefreiter (Corporal)
Unit:
Richtschütze 2./s.Pz.Jg.Abt. 655
Awarded on:
August 12th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for his contributions to the German defensive efforts between Minsk and north of Grodno during Operation Bagration. His quick reactions proved critical in the many difficult situations his unit faced during these battles.
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