Albrecht, Fritz Wilhelm Karl

    Date of birth:
    December 23rd, 1905 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
    Date of death:
    April 29th, 1977 (Cologne/Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    December 1st, 1929: Leutnant (Polizei);
    May 1st, 1933: Oberleutnant (Polizei);
    October 1st, 1936: Hauptmann (RDA - 35);
    June 18th, 1941: Major (RDA January 1st, 1941 - 73 / October 1st, 1940 - 6a);
    April 20th, 1943: Oberstleutnant (RDA February 1st, 1943 - 38);
    November 8th, 1943: Oberst (RDA August 1st, 1943 - 58b);
    December 21st, 1959: Brigadegeneral (Bundesheer, as from October 1st, 1959).

    Career:
    ?: Landespolizei;
    October 15th, 1935: Artillerie-Regiment 3;
    1938: Chef 1. / Artillerie-Regiment 13;
    May 1940: Kommandeur I. / Artillerie-Regiment 13;
    October 1941 - February 27th, 1942: Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment 13;
    May 1st, 1942: Stab, Höheren-Artillerie-Kommandeur 311;
    December 16th, 1942: Führer Panzerartillerie-Regiment "Großdeutschland";
    January 16th, 1943: Kommandeur, Panzerartillerie-Regiment "Großdeutschland";
    ?: Führerreserve;
    November 25th, 1944: Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 15;
    April 1945: Führer, Kampfgruppe Magdeburg;
    1956 - September 30th, 1963: Bundeswehr.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Awarded on:
    October 7th, 1939
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Hauptmann (Captain)
    Awarded on:
    May 29th, 1940
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Major
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, Artillerie-Regiment 13, 13. Panzer-Division, Heer
    Awarded on:
    January 14th, 1942
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Colonel)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, Panzerartillerie-Regiment "Großdeutschland", Panzergrenadier-Division "Großdeutschland", Heer
    Awarded on:
    February 17th, 1944
    Action:
    Awarded for action at Krementschug on September 29th, 1943.
    Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst (Colonel)
    Unit:
    Führer, Kampfgruppe Magdeburg, Heer
    Awarded on:
    April 19th, 1945
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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