Lange, Hans-Günther

Date of birth:
September 28th, 1916 (Hannover, Germany)
Date of death:
April 3rd, 2014 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 7th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 12th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Wehrmachtbericht
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberleutnant zur See
Unit:
Kommandant U 711 / 13.Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
May 11th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant (Luitenant ter Zee 2e Klasse)
Unit:
Kommandant U 711 / 13.Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
August 26th, 1944
Details:
250th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant (Luitenant ter Zee 2e Klasse)
Unit:
Kommandant U 711 / 13. Unterseebootsflottille
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1945
Details:
853rd Award
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 24th, 1940
Zerstörer-Kriegsabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • Photo: Willi Schumacher Collection
  • - 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
    - Kurowski F., Knight’s Cross Holders of the U-Boat Service, Schiffer Publishing, 1995
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001
    - Feldgrau.com

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