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Heim, Ewald

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born: 22.02.1914 in Kaltensundheim (Kaltennordheim)

died: 12.08.1987 in Holzwickede

  • joined the 4th Company of Panzerregiment 1 as a conscript in 1935 or 1936,

  • pursued the career of an Unteroffizier,

  • is listed in the ranks of the 4th Company during the Polish and French Campaigns,

  • transferred in August 1940 to the 1st Company of Panzerabteilung A which shortly thereafter became the 1st Company of Panzerregiment 18,

  • transferred to the 5th Company of Panzerregiment 18 on 27.11.1941,

  • his Abteilung became the newly formed Panzerabteilung 103 (3. Infanterie-Division (mot.) in February 1942,

  • experienced the attack on Stalingrad, but was not captured in the pocket,

  • rejoined the newly formed Panzerabteilung 103 and is listed as an Oberfeldwebel in November 1943 (Italien Campaign),

  • changed into an officers career, promoted to Leutnant on 01.12.1944,

  • Ewald Heim survived WWII and settled after 1945 in Western Germany



German Cross in Gold (26.11.1943), EKI (1942), EKII (1940), Panzer Assault Badge in Silver (grade unknown), Eastern Front Medal (1942)

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