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Hermann Gustav Jochims

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Years of service  1929–45
Name  Hermann-Gustav Jochims
Rank  Oberstleutnant
Service/branch  German Army
Hermann-Gustav Jochims
Born  8 August 1909 St. Annen, Germany (1909-08-08)
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Battle of Bialystok–Minsk Siege of Leningrad Battle of Kursk Hube's Pocket Battle of Berlin
Died  April 28, 1945, Berlin, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Commands held  SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4 „Der Fuhrer“
Battles and wars  Invasion of Poland, Battle of France

Hermann-Gustav Jochims (8 August 1909 – 28 April 1945) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht 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 and was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. He was also awarded the very rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold one of only 631 awards. Hermann-Gustav Jochims was killed in action on 28 April 1945 during the Battle of Berlin.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class (18 September 1939)
  • 1st Class (25 July 1941)
  • Wound Badge
  • in Black
  • in Silver
  • in Gold
  • Infantry Assault Badge
  • Panzer Badge
  • 9 Tank Destruction Badges for Individual Combatants
  • 4 Silver
  • 1 Gold
  • Honour Roll Clasp of the Army (27 May 1944)
  • Close Combat Clasp
  • in Bronze (26 August 1943)
  • in Silver (20 December 1943)
  • in Gold (26 August 1944)
  • German Cross in Gold (3 June 1943)
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 19 September 1943 as Hauptmann and Chef of the 7./Grenadier-Regiment 90 (motorized)
  • References

    Hermann-Gustav Jochims Wikipedia


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