Paetsch, Otto

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Name
Paetsch, Otto Gender: M
born on 3 August 1909 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Rheinhausen, Germany, 51n24, 6e44
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 10°19' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 00°11 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 21°31'



Portrait of Otto Paetsch 
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Otto Paetsch
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Biography

German Nazi military, a Standartenführer (Colonel) in the Waffen SS who was awarded the Knight's Cross with Oakleaves during World War II. On 20 April 1942, he was promoted to Sturmbannführer (Major) and awarded the German Cross in Gold for bravery. He was made the commander of the 10th SS Panzer Regiment and promoted to Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel), 3 November 1943. From June 1944 he led his regiment in Normandy, and distinguished himself in the fighting in the Avranches area and the breakout from Falaise (Falaise Pocket) for which he was awarded the Knight's Cross. In the autumn of 1944 he fought at Arnhem (Operation Market Garden) against the British 1st Airborne Division, then in early 1945 in Lower Alsace and in early 1945 was involved in the fighting in Pomerania, where on 16 March 1945 at Altdamm, he was fatally wounded.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by War or Terrorism 16 March 1945 (Killed in action, Age 35)
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Source Notes

Ed Steinbrecher collection: Gauquelin vol 3 no 2055

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Nazi military, Waffen SS)