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Kranz, Bernhard

Date of birth:
December 26th, 1913 (Stift Quernheim/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
February 26th, 2005 (Bickenbach, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 24th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit:
Zugführer III. / Jäger-Regiment 83 / 28. Leichte-Infanterie-Division / XXX. Armee-Korps / AOK 11
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef 15. / Jäger-Regiment 83
Awarded on:
November 5th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kompaniechef III. / Jäger-Regiment 83
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1944
Action:
Received for 40 close combat days, after he became badly wounded.
Nahkampfspange in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1944
Nahkampfspange in Silber

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht.
    - Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.