Heer Wehrpass for Gefreiter Dietrich
He was enlisted and sent to mountain troops training.
Dietrich was serving on the frontline with:
Gebirgsjäger Regiment 144 ( 3 GJ Division)
These defensive battles lasted until March 13, 1944. On March 7, 1944, the retreat on Novo Sergeevka began. The 3rd Mountain Division was outflanked by enemy units and was able to break through to the Bug by March 18, 1944. There the division was deployed in the area from Tschitschekleja to Dimitrijewka. On March 29, 1944, the company “Alphabet” began, setting down on the Dniester, which meant a march of 300 km within 12 days. But the regiment suffered heavy losses and basically only existed as a combat group.
Wounded in August of 1943 with a grenade splinter. He was awarded the wounds badge as a result. After a long stint in training and recovery he joined the fight again with:
Jäger Regiment 75 ( 5 Jäger Division)
Heavy defensive battles followed in the area around Kovel and in the Pripjet area as well as retreat battles over the Bug and the Narew to the East Prussian border.
He was killed on the 25.10.1944 in Narew, and is listed as buried as an unknown soldier in the German Archives