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Silberleitner, Karl

Date of birth:
February 23rd, 1912 (Weyregg am Attersee/Upper Austria, Austria)
Date of death:
October 20th, 1944 (Michalow, Poland)
Nationality:
Austrian (1919-1934, Republic)

Biography

SS-Nº: 139.450

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain)
Unit:
Chef, 8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 6 "Theodor Eicke", 3. SS-Panzer-Division "Totenkopf", Waffen-SS
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1944

Vorschlag Nr. 7 für die Nennung in Ehrenblatt des Deutschen Heeres.
According to Horst Scheibert the awarding date is 15-12-1944.
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 25th, 1943
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 6th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1941
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1940

Bronze version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

Sources

  • - Scheibert, Horst. Die Träger der Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und der Waffen-SS/ Die Träger der Ehrentaffelspange der Kriegsmarine/ Die Inhaber des Ehrenpokals für Besondere Leistung im Lukftkrieg. Friedberg, Ger.: Podzun-Pallas Verlag, 1986, ISBN 3-7909-0283-7
    - Axis History Forum via Awardholders / unit
    - Mark C. Yerger, Totenkopf The structure, Development and Personalities of the 3.SS-Pabzer Division, Volume 2, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, England, ISBN 978-1-9107777-99-2

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