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Voigt, Hans

Updated: Dec 3, 2021

Born: 08.12.1913 in Rudolstadt

Died: 01.10.1993 in Lauf /Pegnitz

  • joined the 5th Company of Panzerregiment 1 in October 1935,

  • pursued the career of an Unteroffizier,

  • served at the beginning of WWII as a Feldwebel and aid of the Hauptfeldwebel of the 5th Company,

  • served as commander of a Panzerkampfwagen II and deputy platoon leader with the 5th Company during the French Campaign,

  • transferred to the 2nd Company and became Hauptfeldwebel, he remained in this position until the end of WWII,

  • short soviet captivity in 1945,

  • settled in his home town Rudolstadt, but after conflicts with the East Germany rulers, he fled to West Germany,

  • worked then in the registry office in Lauf /Pegnitz



EKII (1940), War Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords, Panzer Assault Badge in Silver (1940), Eastern Front Medal

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