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Prieß, Hermann

    Date of birth:
    May 24th, 1901 (Marnitz/Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany)
    Date of death:
    February 22nd, 1985 (Ahrensburg/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    24th April 1944: SS-Gruppenführer / Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS;

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 22nd, 1939
    Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 15th, 1939
    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Standartenführer (Colonel)
    Unit:
    SS-Totenkopf-Artillerie-Regiment, SS-Division "Totenkopf", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    January 6th, 1942
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Brigadeführer / Generalmajor der Waffen-SS (Brigadier)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Totenkopf", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    September 9th, 1943
    Details:
    297th Award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    SS-Brigadeführer / Generalmajor der Waffen-SS (Brigadier)
    Unit:
    Kommandeur, 3. SS-Panzer-Division "Totenkopf", Waffen-SS
    Awarded on:
    April 24th, 1944
    Details:
    65th Award.
    Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern

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