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Heinrich Neumann

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Years of service  1932–45
Unit  Condor Legion
Name  Heinrich Neumann
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Born  17 February 1908 Berlin, Germany (1908-02-17)
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany (to 1945)  West Germany
Rank  Oberstarzt (Wehrmacht) Oberstarzt der Reserve (Bundeswehr)
Battles/wars  Spanish Civil War World War II Battle of Rotterdam Battle of the Netherlands Battle of Crete Eastern Front
Died  May 19, 2005, Dusseldorf, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Spanish Civil War, Battle of Rotterdam, Battle of the Netherlands, Battle of Crete, Eastern Front, World War II
Service/branch  German Army (1932–1940), Luftwaffe (1940–1945)

Dr. med. Heinrich Neumann (17 February 1908 – 19 May 2005) was a highly decorated Oberstarzt in the Fallschirmjager during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

  • Fallschirmschutzenabzeichen (31 March 1939)
  • Flugzeugbeobachterabzeichen
  • Medalla de la Campana de Espana (6 June 1939)
  • Spanish Cross in Silver with Swords (6 June 1939)
  • Sudetenland Medal with Prague Castle Bar (20 June 1939)
  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (20 May 1940)
  • 1st Class (20 May 1940)
  • Ground Assault Badge of the Luftwaffe
  • Eastern Front Medal
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 21 August 1941 as Oberstabsarzt and troop doctor of the Fallschirmjager-Sturm-Regiment
  • Armelband Kreta
  • References

    Heinrich Neumann Wikipedia


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