August Militaria, Autographs, Collectibles & Toys Auction

KIA AWARD GROUPING FOR GERMAN SOLDIER EASTERN FRONT (5)

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Lot of five award documents and one death card for KIA Wachtmeister Ludwig Biesenbach (1918-1944). Biesenbach was awarded an Iron Cross Second Class on 2. May 1942. The award document was signed by OTTO SCHELLERT (1889-1975), commanding General of the 253rd Infantry Division. A few month later Biesenbach was awarded the Eastern Front medal on 20. July 1942. On 6. January 1944, he was awarded the Iron Cross First Class, the General Assault Badge on 16. January 1944, and the Close Combat Clasp in Bronze for 15 close combat actions on 2. March 1944. Biesenbach was killed in action on the Eastern Front on 12. August 1944. Six pieces. Very good grouping.

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