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Albert Frey (SS officer)

German SS Standartenführer
The basics
Date of birth Heidelberg
Date of death Sep 01, 2003 Heilbronn
Awards German Cross in Gold, Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
The details

Albert Frey (16 February 1913 – 1 September 2003) was a mid-ranking commander in the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany during World War II who commanded the SS Division Leibstandarte (LSSAH).

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (25 September 1939) & 1st Class (30 June 1940)
  • German Cross in Gold on 17 November 1941 as SS-Hauptsturmführer in the III./Bataillon LSSAH
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
    • Knight's Cross on 3 March 1943 as SS-Sturmbannführer and commander of the I./SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment LSSAH
    • 359th Oak Leaves on 20 December 1943 as SS-Obersturmbannführer and commander of SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 1 LSSAH
  • Thomas 1997, p. 180.
  • Patzwall & Scherzer 2001, p. 122.
  • ^ Scherzer 2007, p. 318.

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