BECKER, Helmuth (Waffen-SS)  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Becker, Helmuth (Waffen-SS)
Date of birth: August 12th, 1902 (Alt-Ruppin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:  February 28th, 1953 (POW camp Sverdlovsk/Sverdlovsk Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
In service from January 1st 1934. Last achieved rank was Brigadeführer.
For sabotage killed as Soviet prisoner of war.
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: May 24th, 1940
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: June 22nd, 1940
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: SS-Standartenführer
Unit: SS-T. Infanterie-Regiment 3
Awarded on: September 26th, 1942
Details: Award 191/9
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment "Theodor Eicke" / SS-Totenkopf Division / 8.Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: September 7th, 1943
Details: 2098th Award.
Preliminary document dated on September 20th 1943.
 
     
RITTERKREUZ MIT EICHENLAUB
Rank: SS-Oberführer
Unit: Kommandeur 3.SS-Panzer-Division "Totenkopf" / IV. SS-Panzer-Korps / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: September 21st, 1944
Details: 595th Award.
Submitted on September 9th 1944.
 
     
WEHRMACHTBERICHT
Awarded on: February 21st, 1945
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - 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
- Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
- Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
   
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