Oberst Erhard Grosan

Date Of Birth : 29/08/1896
Place Of Birth : Gallingen, Bartenstein/Ostpreußen
Position Within Bergen-Belsen : In command of Tank Training School Bergen-Belsen Barracks (after Generalmajor Oskar Munzel left March 1945)
Died : 01/03/1947
Comments : Brokered the truce between the SS and the British Army
Trial Location : Not Applicable
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Brief History

Commander of the Panzertruppenschule (Tank Training School) in Bergen - Belsen Barracks (now Bergen - Hohne) and was partly responsible for brokering the truce that led to the handover of Bergen - Belsen to the British Army.

Formed the Kampfgruppe 'Grosan' as part of 17 SS-Panzergrenadierdivision using the Panzertruppenschule Bergen (this may not be the case)

Surrendered 23 April 1945 at Hof Willenbockel between Bispingen and Wietzendorf

Awarded Ritterkreuz 09/05/1945 but did not receive it due to collapse of the Third Reich

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