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Pfaff, Heinrich

Born: 10.03.1912 in Nievern

  • joined Infanterieregiment "Gießen" in October 1934,

  • pursued the career of an Unteroffizier,

  • transferred to Panzerregiment 1 in October 1935,

  • served during the Polish Campaign as Feldwebel with the staff of the I. Abteilung,

  • transferred to Heeresfeuerwerkerschule in February 1940 and pursued the career of an Ordnance officer, promoted to Leutnant (W) on 01.06.1942,

  • served in 1942 as Leutnant (W) at Heeresmunitionsanstalt Pinnow,

  • transferred to the 6. Panzerdivision in November 1942, serving as head of the ammunition administration,

  • transferred to the 179. Reserve-Panzerdivision in December 1943 and one year later, to Panzerarmee-Oberkommando 5,

  • transferred in February 1945 to Stellvertretendes Generalkommando IX. Armeekorps,

  • Heinrich Pfaff survived the war settled after 1945 in his hometown Nievern



EKII (1943), War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords (1942)

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