PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Swientek, Josef
Date of birth: February 1st, 1912 (Oppeln/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:  June 29th, 1991 (Königsstein/Taunus, Germany)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
NSDAP-Nr.: 4 490 574
SS-Nr.: 176 183
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Details: Received in September 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: July 28th, 1940
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Sturmbannführer
Unit: 11./Artillerie-Regiment SS-Totenkopf-Division
Awarded on: July 20th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Obersturmbannführer
Unit: Kommandeur SS-Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 3 / 3.SS-Panzer-Division “Totenkopf”
Awarded on: June 16th, 1944
 
     
(ALLGEMEINES) STURMABZEICHEN
Details: Silver version
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
 
     
SPANGE ZUR MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 1. OKTOBER 1938
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 13. MÄRZ 1938
 
     
EHRENDEGEN DES REICHSFÜHRERS-SS
 
     
SS-EHRENRING
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
- Schneider J.W., Their Honor was Loyalty!, R. James Bender Publishing, 1977
- Axis Biographical Research
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