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Paul Trabandt

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Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Rank  Hauptscharfuhrer
Name  Paul Trabandt
Battles and wars  World War II
Years of service  1939–44
Battles/wars  World War II
Died  July 27, 1991
Service/branch  Waffen-SS
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross Iron Cross 1st Class Iron Cross 2nd Class General Assault Badge Eastern Front Medal 1941/42 Sudetenland Medal Anschluss Medal
Unit  5th SS Panzer Division Wiking

Paul Trabandt (24 October 1913 – 27 July 1991) was a Hauptscharfuhrer in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. This was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Paul Trabandt was born on the 24 October 1913, in Reinfeld. He volunteered to join the SS-VT and was involved in the Anschluss of Austria and the occupation of the Sudetenland.

He was awarded the Knight's Cross in October 1943, when a platoon commander in the 2nd Battery, 5th SS Panzerjager Battalion, 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking, while serving on the Eastern Front.

He survived the war and died on the 23 August 1991.

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