FISCHER, Gerhard (WH-Panzer)  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Fischer, Gerhard (WH-Panzer)
Date of birth: 1915
Nationality:  German
     
EISERNES KREUZ 2. KLASSE
Awarded on: October 23rd, 1939
 
     
EISERNES KREUZ 1. KLASSE
Awarded on: June 23rd, 1940
 
     
KRIEGSORDEN DES DEUTSCHEN KREUZES IN GOLD
Rank: Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
Unit: II. / Panzer-Regiment 201
Awarded on: November 28th, 1942
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN II STUFE
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: 8. / Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on: December 12th, 1943
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant)
Unit: Chef 8. / Panzer-Regiment 23 / 23.Panzer-Division / 1.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on: December 28th, 1943
Details: Submitted on December 19th 1943.
Preliminary document and decoration on December 31st 1943 to Pz.AOK 1.
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN III STUFE
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: 8. / Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on: May 26th, 1944
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN IV STUFE ("75")
Rank: Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit: 8. / Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on: September 1st, 1944
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN IV STUFE ("100")
Rank: Major
Unit: Panzer-Regiment 23
Awarded on: December 1st, 1944
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Willi Schumacher Collection
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
- 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
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