Karlheinz Schulz Streeck (born 21 January 1909 in Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany – died 1 September 1978 in West Germany) was a Sturmbannführer (Major) in the Waffen SS during the Second World War. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II. Karlheinz Schulz Streeck survived the war and died on 1 September 1978 in West Germany.

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  • Karlheinz Schulz Streeck (born 21 January 1909 in Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany – died 1 September 1978 in West Germany) was a Sturmbannführer (Major) in the Waffen SS during the Second World War. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II. At the start of the Second World War, he was a Hauptmann (Captain) in the German Heer (Army) and the commander of an artillery battery in the 912th Sturmgeschütz (Assault Gun, StuG) Battalion. In 1943 he was wounded on the Eastern Front and after recovering from his wounds, he was assigned to serve as an adviser to the 11th SS Sturmgeschütz Battalion Nordland (11th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nordland). In January 1944, he was appointed to serve as the commander of the battalion after its commander was killed in action. He subsequently enlisted in the Waffen SS and was awarded the German Cross in Gold in August 1944 for his personal bravery during combat. In November 1944, he was promoted to the rank of Sturmbannführer (Major). He was awarded the Knight's Cross after the conclusion of the war, on 9 May 1945. Karlheinz Schulz Streeck survived the war and died on 1 September 1978 in West Germany. (en)
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  • Karlheinz Schulz Streeck (born 21 January 1909 in Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany – died 1 September 1978 in West Germany) was a Sturmbannführer (Major) in the Waffen SS during the Second World War. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II. Karlheinz Schulz Streeck survived the war and died on 1 September 1978 in West Germany. (en)
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