Gren.Rgt.365 EK2 Award Document
Very nice EKII award document awarded to Obergefreiten Wilhelm Sohnius.
The overall condition of the document is very good. Folded in the middle. The Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse was awarded on the 18th of August 1944 to Obergefreiten Wilhelm Sohnius who served in the 6th Kompanie of Grrenadier Regiment 365. This unit began as Infanterie Regiment 365 and became a Grenadier unit in 1942. It fell under the command of the 211.Infanterie-Division. This division started the war in the Eiffel in 1939, then France were it stayed untill Januari 1942 before it moved to Russia, Brjansk,Orel,Newel and Kewel.
In November 1944 it was renamed in the 211.Volks-Grenadier-Division and moved to Hungary and fell under the 8.Armee. Bei the end of the war it moved to Niederösterreich and surrendered in Raum Budweis to the Russians AND Americans.
The document is signed by Generalleutnant und Kommandeur der 211.Infanterie-Division Heinrich Eckhardt. Wearer of the Ritterkreuz des Eisernes Kreuz with Oakleafs.