PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Strahammer, Martin
Date of birth: November 13th, 1890 (Gösting/Lower Austria, Oostenrijk)
Date of death:  May 2nd, 1945 (Viadana del Calvisaao, Italy)
Nationality:  Austrian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Shot in imprisonment by American soldiers at Viadana del Calvisaao near Brescia, Italy.

Promotions:
1912: Fahnenjunker;
May 1915: Leutnant;
1918: Oberleutnant;
1923: Hauptmann;
1930: Major;
March 13th, 1938: Oberstleutnant;
April 1st, pril 1942: Oberst;
April 1st, 1945: Generalmajor.

Career:
October 10th, 1912: Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment 24;
1937: Generalstab Österreichisches Heer;
1938: Kommandeur Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 49;
November 1939: Kommandeur Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 240;
1940: Kommandeur Panzerjäger-Abteilung 240;
?: Führer Infanterie-Regiment 105;
September 16th, 1942: Führer Infanterie-Regiment 266;
?: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 266;
May 1943: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 146;
October 1944: 15. Divisionsführer Lehrgang, Hirschberg;
January 1945: Führer 114. Jäger-Division;
April 15th, 1945 - April 23rd, 1945: Kommandeur 114. Jäger-Division.
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Awarded on: July 4th, 1941
Details: Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 8th September 1917.
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: August 5th, 1941
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur, Panzerjäger-Abteilung 240, 170. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: January 30th, 1942
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 266, 72. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: March 11th, 1943
Details: Award 328/1
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: Oberst (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur, Grenadier-Regiment 146, 65. Infanterie-Division, Heeer
Awarded on: August 11th, 1944
Details: 545th Award.
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Beyerlein sammlung
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.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
- Wikipedia
- Lexikon der Wehrmacht
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