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Liebenstein, Freiherr von, Gustav

Date of birth:
April 24th, 1891 (Rastatt/Baden, Germany)
Date of death:
January 17th, 1967 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

Finally became Kapitän zur See der Reserve.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Fregattenkapitän d.R.
Unit:
Seetransportführer Messina-Straße und Flottillenchef der 2. L-Flottille
Awarded on:
August 22nd, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 3rd, 1943
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 9th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1940
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1943
Action:
In the supply of Sicily and the subsequent return of those units fighting there, naval units of the Kriegsmarine deployed for transportation under the command of Frigate Captain Freiherr von Liebenstein, working tirelessly have particularly proven themselves.
Wehrmachtbericht

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