Angern, Günther

Date of birth:
March 5th, 1893 (Kolberg/Pomerania, Germany)
Date of death:
February 2nd, 1943 (Stalingrad/Stalingrad Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Dutch language biography available.

Promotions:
1st April 1911: Fahnenjunker;
20th February 1912: Fähnrich;
18th November 1912: Leutnant;
22nd March 1916: Oberleutnant;
1st October 1922: Rittmeister;
1st April 1933: Major;
1st October 1935: Oberstleutnant;
1938: Oberst;
1st September 1941: Generalmajor;
21st January 1943: Generalleutnant.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Awarded on:
October 2nd, 1936
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
October 26th, 1938
Magyar Érdemrend Középkeresztje
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
September 18th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
October 9th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
1939
Medaille zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr des Memellandes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 11. Schützen-Brigade, Heer
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1940
Action:
Awarded for his part in the breakthrough around the bridges of Anzien and St. Datharine, north of Arras on May 23rd, 1940 and the crossing of the Bethune at St. Aubin and Dampierre on June 10th, 1940.
Details:
145th Award.
Entered: 18th July 1940.
Confirmed: 26th July 1940.
Granted: 5th August 1940.
Preliminary Award document and decoration dated on 7th August 1940.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1941
Anerkennungsurkunde des Oberbefehlshabers des Heeres
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1941
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
11.Panzer-Division / 4.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
March 8th, 1942
Details:
Entered: 20th February 1942.
Confirmed: 25th February 1942.
Awarded: 8th March 1942.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold

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