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Krosigk, von, Ernst-Anton

Date of birth:
March 5th, 1898 (Berlin-Potsdam, Germany)
Date of death:
March 6th, 1945 (Kanden/Curland, Latvia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on September 25th 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on September 12th 1918.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst im Generalstab
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes I.Armeekorps
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1942
Details:
Award 152/1
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 1.Infanterie-Division / XXXXVI.Panzer-Korps / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1944
Details:
2655th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 21st, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie
Unit:
Kommandierender General XVI.Armeekorps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Kurland
Awarded on:
April 12th, 1945
Details:
827th Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection, the Netherlands
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945, Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, 2001
    - Axis Biographical Research

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