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Kühn, Friedrich "Fritz"

Date of birth:
August 7th, 1889 (Eutin/Oldenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
February 15th, 1944 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Buried on:
German War Graves Waldfriedhof Dahlem
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Fritz Kühn finally reached the rank of General der Panzertruppen. He was killed in a bomraid on Berlin on 15th February 1944. The general was the Chef des Kraftfahrzeugwesens und der Heeresmotorisierung at that time.

Promotions:
19 November 1909: Ensign
22 August 1910: Leutnant mit Patent
24 February 1915: Oberleutnant
27 January 1918: Rittmeister
1 February 1931: Major
1 July 1934: Oberstleutnant
1 August 1936: Oberst
1 July 1940: Generalmajor
1 July 1942: Generalleutnant
1 April 1943: General der Panzertruppe

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
3.Panzer-Brigade, Heer
Awarded on:
July 4th, 1940
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
14.Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
April 22nd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht