PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Bader, Friedrich "Fritz"
Date of birth: June 21st, 1908 (Forst, Germany)
Date of death:  May 16th, 1997 (Bonn, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Major
Unit: 1. / Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98 / 1.Gebirgs-Division
Awarded on: June 9th, 1943
 
     
RED KRUNE KRALJA ZVONIMIRA II.STUPNJA CROSS WITH OAK WREATH
Rank: Major
Awarded on: September 22nd, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Major
Unit: Kommandeur Hochgebirgsjäger-Bataillon 3
Awarded on: August 12th, 1944
Action: Fritz Bader was awarded the Knight’s Cross for his actions during the fighting for Monte Cassino and Monte LaPezzo.
 
     
MEDAILLE ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DEN 13. MÄRZ 1938
Awarded on: November 8th, 1938
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: June 30th, 1941
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
Awarded on: August 12th, 1941
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: November 3rd, 1941
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
Awarded on: August 1st, 1942
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SCHWARZ
Awarded on: November 19th, 1942
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN BRONZE
Awarded on: June 27th, 1943
 
     
VERWUNDETENABZEICHEN 1939 IN SILBER
Awarded on: February 13th, 1944
 
     
EHRENBLATTSPANGE DES HEERES UND WAFFEN-SS
Awarded on: July 17th, 1944
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - 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
- Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
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