The website has become even bigger and better! WW2Awards.com has been fully merged with TracesOfWar.com. From now on, the sections Persons and Awards are available. Much more information in a larger jacket

Le Suire, von, Karl Hans Maximilian

Date of birth:
November 8th, 1898 (Unterwössen/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
June 18th, 1954
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Died in Russian captivity near Stalingrad, Soviet Union.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 29th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes (1a) 30. Infanteriedivision / 8. Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes (1a) 30. Infanteriedivision / 8. Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 11th, 1940
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes (1a) Gebirgs-Korps Norwegen
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1941
Vapaudenristin 2.luokka miekkojen kera (VR 2 mk)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant im Generalstab (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes (1a) Gebirgs-Korps Norwegen
Awarded on:
April 25th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 1st, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 1st, 1944
Kubanschild
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Gebirgstruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXXIX.Gebirgskorps
Awarded on:
October 17th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Gebirgstruppe (Lieutenant-general)
Unit:
Kommandierender General XXXXIX.Gebirgskorps
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • Photo 1: Gareth Collins
  • Photo: Gareth Collins via Axis Biographical Research
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht
    - Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
    - Kursietis, Andris J., The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945, Aspekt, The Netherlands, 1999
    - Axis Biographical Research

Photo