PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Kranz, Bernhard
Date of birth: December 26th, 1913 (Stift Quernheim/Westphalia, Germany)
Date of death:  February 26th, 2005
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: August 24th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: July 31st, 1941
 
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant)
Unit: Zugführer III. / Jäger-Regiment 83 / 28. Leichte-Infanterie-Division / XXX. Armee-Korps / AOK 11
Awarded on: June 24th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Chef 15. / Jäger-Regiment 83
Awarded on: November 5th, 1944
 
     
NAHKAMPFSPANGE IN GOLD
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: Kompaniechef III. / Jäger-Regiment 83
Awarded on: November 26th, 1944
Action: Received for 40 close combat days, after he became badly wounded.
 
     
INFANTERIE-STURMABZEICHEN
 
     
KRIMSCHILD
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht.
- Dörr M., Die träger der Nahkampfspange in Gold, Heer- Luftwaffe- Waffen-SS 1943-1945, Biblio Verlag Bisendorf, 2006.
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