Hauptsturmführer Gerd Hein

 

Date of Birth:
9 July 1916

Awards:
Iron Cross II: 23 June 1940
Iron Cross I: 27 June 1940
Knights Cross: 3 September 1940
Oak Leaves: 7 September 1942
German Cross in Silver: 15 July 1944



Gerhard Hein was born on 9 July 1916 in Klein-Paniov.He was awarded the Knights Cross on 9 March 1940 while in command of a Zug in the 10 Kompanie/Infaterie Regiment 220. The 120th to be awarded the Oak Leaves in Demyansk commanding the 5 Kompanie/Infanterie Regiment 209 (58. Heer Division) on 9 June 1942.

See:
Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-45, Franz Thomas, Band I pg. 261