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Wagner, Jürgen

Date of birth:
September 9th, 1901 (Strasbourg/Alsace, Germany)
Date of death:
April 5th, 1947 (Belgrade, Yougoslavia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Jürgen Wagner was hanged in Belgrade on 5th April 1947.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 16th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 1st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Standartenführer
Unit:
SS-Infanterie-Regiment "Germania"
Awarded on:
December 8th, 1942
Details:
Award 248/8.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Oberführer
Unit:
Kommandeur SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 9 "Germania" / SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division „Wiking“ / 1.Panzer-Armee / Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
July 24th, 1943
Details:
1896th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS-Brigadeführer / Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Unit:
Kommandeur 4.SS-Freiwilligen Panzergrenadier-Brigade "Nederland" / III.(germanische) Panzer-Korps / Heeresgruppe Nord
Awarded on:
December 11th, 1944
Details:
680th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Peter van Holsteijn
  • Photo: Peter van Holsteijn
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Twentsch Nieuwsblad, Friday 29th December 1944

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