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Name:  Dropmann, Hermann
Date of birth: March 25th, 1908 (Gelsenkirchen/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:  February 10th, 2004 (Kaarst/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:  German
     
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Rank: Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit: Grenadier-Regiment 1050, 77. Infanterie-Division, Heer
Awarded on: July 12th, 1944
 
     
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Rank: Oberstleutnant
Unit: Grenadier-Regiment 1050
Action: Oberstleutnant Dropmann was commander of Grenadier-Regiment 1050 when he courageously destroyed five enemy tanks on July 4, 1944. During this action he was severely wounded and lost a leg.
Details: Received for his fifth award.
 
     
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
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