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Crüwell, Ludwig

Date of birth:
March 20th, 1892 (Dortmund/Westernphalia, Germany)
Date of death:
September 25th, 1958 (Essen/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Ludwig Crüwel finally reached the rank of General der Panzertruppe.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on September 20th 1914.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 6th, 1940
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on September 17th 1916.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 11.Panzer-Division / XIV. Armee-Korps / 2.Armee
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1941
Details:
286th Award.
Submitted on April 17th 1941.
Preliminary document and decoration on May 19th 1941 to AOK 12.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 11.Panzer-Division / Panzergruppe 1 / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1941
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Details:
34th Award.
Submitted on August 26th 1941.
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1942
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 23rd, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
September 17th, 1916
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 19th, 1941
Details:
Silver version
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)

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