Stemmermann, Friedrich

Date of birth:
April 6th, 1892 (Mulhausen/Alsace, Germany)
Date of death:
1970
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Friedrich Stemmermann according to a biographical indexcard would have been born on April 6th, 1897. He reached the rank of Generalmajor.

Friedrich Stemmermann was severely injured during an explosion of a granade in Frankfurt on March 27th, 1945. At that moment he was waiting with his car for Oberstleutnant Erich Löffler who would take over command of the Kampfkommandantur Frnakfurt. Just at the moment Löffler arrived, an American 105 mm granade hit the direct area. Löffler and all of his staff was killed and Stemmermann was severely injured. This way all leadership in the defence of Frankfurt fell away in an instant. Stemmermann survives the injury and was taken American POW.

Promotions:
?: Major;
January 1st, 1937: Oberstleutnant;
?: Oberst;
?: Generalmajor.

Career:
1934: Kommandeur Nachrichtenabteilung 5;
November 1st, 1935: Kommandeur Nachtrichtentruppen V, Stuttgart;
1939: Kommandeur Nachrichten-Regiment 558;
February 6th, 1940 - January 1st, 1942: Kommandeur 296. Infanterie-Division;
March 15th, 1943: Armee-Nachrichten-Führer 2. Armee;
February 5th, 1945 - March 27th, 1945: Kampfkommandant Frankfurt.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Nachrichten-Regiment 558 (Commandant Nachrichten-Regiment 558)
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Nachrichten-Regiment 558 (Kommandant Nachrichten-Regiment 558)
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Nachrichten-Regiment 558 (Kommandant Nachrichten-Regiment 558)
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre

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