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Schörner, Johann Ferdinand

Date of birth:
June 12th, 1892 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
July 2nd, 1973 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Johann Ferdinand Schörner was, among other decorations, decorated with the Pour la Merite (5th December 1917, Leutnant der Reserve; Führer 12. / Bayerischer Leib-Infanterie-Regiment) during the First World War. In Hitler's Last Will, Schörner was to be appointed to Oberbefehlshaber des Heeres.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 2nd, 1938
Ordine della Corona d'Italia - Commendatore
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Kommandeur Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98
Awarded on:
September 12th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on December 22nd 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Kommandeur Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on January 27th 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 6.Gebirgs-Division / XVIII.Armee-Korps / 12.Armee
Awarded on:
April 20th, 1941
Details:
268th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1941
Details:
With Swords.
Tsarski Orden
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1942
Vapaudenristin 1.luokka miekkojen ja tammenlehvän kera (VR 1 mk tl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Kommandeur 6.Gebirgsjäger-Division
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1943
Goldenes Parteiabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Gebrigstruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXX.Panzerkorps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe A
Awarded on:
February 17th, 1944
Details:
398th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaloberst (General)
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe Nord (Opperbevelhebber Heeresgruppe Nord)
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1944
Details:
93rd Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
November 30th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generaloberst (General)
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe Nord (Opperbevelhebber Heeresgruppe Nord)
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Action:
Kurland Kessel
Details:
23rd Award
Ritterkreuz, Eichenlaub, Schwertern und Brillanten
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 5th, 1945
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1945
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Oberbefehlshaber Heeresgruppe Nord
Ärmelband Kurland

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