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Kahl, Bruno

    Date of birth:
    November 23rd, 1914 (Cologne/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Date of death:
    February 27th, 1999 (Cologne/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    June 1st, 1941: Hauptmann (RDA -14-);
    January 1st, 1943: Major (RDA -57-);
    January 1st, 1945: Oberstleutnant.

    Career:
    ?: Gebirgs-Panzerjäger-Abteilung 48;
    October 1940: Panzer-Regiment 21;
    June 1942: Kommandeur III. / Panzer-Regiment 21;
    January 25th, 1943: St. 8 Münster, Führerreserve OKH;
    April 3rd, 1943: Panzer-Ersatz-Abteilung 500;
    April 29th, 1943: Kommandeur Panzer-Abteilung 216 ( III. / Panzerjäger-Regiment 656);
    November 1st, 1943: Stab Königlische Bulgarische Heeresleitung, Führerreserve OKH;
    February 15th, 1944: Kommandeur Panzerlehrgang "Panther", Erlangen;
    October 20th, 1944: m.d.F.b. Panzer-Regiment Großdeutschland;
    March 28th, 1945: Kommandeur Panzer-Regiment Großdeutschland.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Awarded on:
    July 18th, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Awarded on:
    November 4th, 1941
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, III. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 21 20. Panzer-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    September 20th, 1942
    Award 118/30
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, III. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 21 20. Panzer-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    March 28th, 1942
    886th Award.
    Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, III. Abteilung, Panzer-Regiment 21 20. Panzer-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    February 8th, 1943
    Awarded for distinguishing himself during the closing of a pocket of Soviet troops SE of Toropez. After three days of hard fighting the reinforced III./Panzer-Regiment 21 succeeded in sealing off the last exit from the pocket following a bold thrust launched on Kahl’s own initiative. By this action the fate of the Soviet troops in the pocket was sealed.
    1519th Heer Award.
    Submitted on January 22nd 1943.
    Preliminary document and decoration on February 10th 1943 to AOK 9.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Awarded for his outstanding accomplishments during the battle of Kursk while in support of the 86. Infanterie-Division.
    270th Award.
    Submitted on August 1st 1943.
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Silver version.
    Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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