Erich Lorenz (31 August 1905 – 10 December 1984) was a highly decorated Oberst of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht who commanded the 85. Infanterie-Division during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, and its higher grade Oak Leaves designation, were awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery, or successful military leadership. He was also awarded the rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold, one of only 631 such decorations awarded during World War II.

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  • Erich Lorenz (31 August 1905 – 10 December 1984) was a highly decorated Oberst of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht who commanded the 85. Infanterie-Division during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, and its higher grade Oak Leaves designation, were awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery, or successful military leadership. He was also awarded the rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold, one of only 631 such decorations awarded during World War II. (en)
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  • (to 1933)
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  • 1905-8-31
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  • 1984-12-10 (xsd:date)
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  • 85. Infanterie-Division
  • Grenadier-Regiment 287
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  • 1926-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • Biography
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  • World War II
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  • Oberst of the Reserves
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  • German officer and Knight's Cross recipient (en)
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  • Erich Lorenz (31 August 1905 – 10 December 1984) was a highly decorated Oberst of the Reserves in the Wehrmacht who commanded the 85. Infanterie-Division during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, and its higher grade Oak Leaves designation, were awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery, or successful military leadership. He was also awarded the rare Close Combat Clasp in Gold, one of only 631 such decorations awarded during World War II. (en)
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  • Erich Lorenz (en)
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