Commander of 9. Gebirgs-Division-Ost

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Commander of 9. Gebirgs-Division-Ost

Post by Ezboard » 29 Sep 2002 12:12

Gareth Collins
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(1/3/00 8:08:04 pm)
Reply Commander of 9. Gebirgs-Division-Ost
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Marcus,
The commander of 9. Gebirgs-Division-Ost was;
Oberst Heribert August Wolfgang Raithel.
He was born on 14/6/10 in Ingolstadt/Bayern, and died on 14/7/76 in Erding-Klettham/Bayern.
He was a holder of the Knight's Cross (14/6/41) and German Cross in Gold (14/7/44). He was promoted Oberst on 1/3/44. He was the only commander, until the end of the war.
Gareth.

Dear Gareth
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(1/4/00 10:12:49 pm)
Reply Col RAITHEL
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He may also won the Oakleaves.
In his military passbook as follows is mentioned:
19/05/1945 Oakleaves by AOK 6, signed by Adjutant(IIa) and Major i.G. von ROEDER(Id).

Mfg Michi

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