Kendler, Rudolf

Date of birth:
April 15th, 1914 (Bonn/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
February 13th, 2011 (Cologne/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant der Reserve (1st Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
4. Kompanie, Kradschützen-Bataillon 165, 16. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit:
mit der Führung beauftragd bei Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 4 / 4.Panzer-Division
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X

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