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Leyser, Hans-Georg

Date of birth:
June 16th, 1896 (Worin/Province of Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
April 18th, 1980 (Hanover/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment (mot.) 51 / 18.Infanterie-Division (mot.)
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1941
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Infanterie-Regiment (mot.) 51 / 18.Infanterie-Division (mot.)
Awarded on:
May 3rd, 1942
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
    - Engelmann, J., Die 18. Infanterie- und Panzergrenadier-Division 1934-1945, Nebel Verlag GmbH, Eggolsheim, Deutschland, 2004
    - Axis Biographical Research

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