Heinrich Kling

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Heinrich Kling
Nickname(s) Heinz
Born (1913-09-10)10 September 1913
Kassel, Hessen
Died 30 September 1951(1951-09-30) (aged 38)
Drowned Lake Constance
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen-SS
Years of service 1933–45
Rank Sturmbannführer
Unit 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler
Commands held 101st SS Heavy Panzer Battalion
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Heinrich Kling (10 September 1913 — 30 September 1951) was a Sturmbannführer in the Waffen-SS during World War II, serving with the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). While in command of a Tiger I battalion, SS Panzer Regiment 1 he was awarded the German Cross in Gold on the 29 December 1943. [1]He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 23 February 1944.[2]

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  1. ^ "Military career". Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  2. ^ @ALEX Österreichische Nationalbibliothek Reichsgesetzblatt Teil I S. 613; 28 September 1941

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