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Kahl, Bruno

    Date of birth:
    November 23rd, 1914 (Cologne/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Date of death:
    February 27th, 1999
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German 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
    Details:
    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
    Details:
    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
    Details:
    1519th Heer Award.
    Submitted on January 22nd 1943.
    Preliminary document and decoration on February 10th 1943 to AOK 9.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
    Details:
    270th Award.
    Submitted on August 1st 1943.
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    Silver version.
    Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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