Friday, December 6, 2013

Enemy Elite Friday: Harry Andree (Germany)

"Major Andree commanded the I./Grenadier-Regiment 504 during the bitter fighting in the Ukraine in the winter of 1943-44.  He was involved in the German effort to retake Korosten on 25.11.1943, attacking from the South.  His battalion played a major role in the German success, especially during the fighting for the railway station on this day, and in the course of the battle the Soviet 226th Rifle Division was almost completely wiped out.  After further fighting of his battalion around Slobodka he was finally submitted for the Knight’s Cross."  from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross citation, awarded on May 4th, 1944 as Major in Grenadier Regiment 504 of the 291 Infantry Division.
Another deadly enemy elite,

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