PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Kämpfe, Helmut
Date of birth: July 31st, 1909 (Jena/Saxe-Weimar, Germany)
Date of death:  June 10th, 1944 (Breuilaufa, France)
Buried on:  German War Cemetery Berneuil
Plot: 1.  Row: 6.  Grave: 176.
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
Helmut Kämpfe was after taken prisoner, killed by Franch resistance fighters.

Promotions:
September 1st, 1943: SS-Sturmbannführer der Reserve (RDA September 1st, 1943.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: August 26th, 1941
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: November 7th, 1941
 
     
(ALLGEMEINES) STURMABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN), I.STUFE
Awarded on: April 2nd, 1942
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: July 13th, 1942
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN GOLD
Awarded on: March 11th, 1943
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Hauptsturmführer der Reserve (Captain of Reserves)
Unit: 2. / SS-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 2 "Das Reich"
Awarded on: March 11th, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
Awarded on: April 20th, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN SILBER
Awarded on: October 30th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Sturmbannführer der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit: Kommandeur III. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4 "Der Führer"
Awarded on: December 10th, 1943
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Sturmbannführer der Reserve (Major of Reserves)
Unit: Bataillonskommandeur III. / SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
 
     
KRIEGSVERDIENSTKREUZ 2.KLASSE MIT SCHWERTERN
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
- Personalunterlagen
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.
- Scrapbookpages.com
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