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Kappis, Hans-Joachim

Date of birth:
December 9th, 1908 (Saalfeld/Eastprussia, Germany)
Date of death:
December 31st, 1970 (Oberkalbach/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 30th, 1941
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
8. Kompanie, II. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 45, 21. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 8th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
stellvertretender führer, I. Bataillon, Grenadier-Regiment 45, 21. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1945
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer, 19. Kompanie, Grenadier-Regiment 45, 21. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1945
Details:
Unnumbered award, would have been the 849th award when numbered.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

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