Mühlen, Freiherr von, Kurt-Hermann

Date of birth:
January 22nd, 1905 (Ulm/Württemberg, Germany)
Date of death:
January 15th, 1971 (Kressbronn am Bodensee/Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Kommandeur I. / Infanterie-Regiment 75 / 5.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Adjutant 5.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
July 31st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Machinengewehr-Bataillon 5
Awarded on:
February 28th, 1942
Details:
Award 78/25
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Führer Jäger-Regiment 75 / 5.Jägerdivision / II.Armeekorps / 16.Armee / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
November 6th, 1942
Details:
1298th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur 559.Volks-Grenadier-Division / XIII.SS-Armeekorps / 1.Armee / Heeresgruppe B
Awarded on:
January 9th, 1945
Details:
690th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
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    - 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
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
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    - Axis Biographical Research

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