Pape, Günther

Date of birth:
July 14th, 1907 (Düsseldorf, Germany)
Date of death:
January 21st, 1986 (Düsseldorf, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Promotions:
April 1st, 1927: Fahnenjunker;
August 1st, 1929: Fähnrich;
August 1st, 1930: Oberfähnrich;
February 1st, 1932: Leutnant;
November 1st, 1933: Oberleutnant;
March 1st, 1938: Hauptmann;
March 1st, 1941: Patent vom 1-10-1936 erhalten;
September 1st, 1941: Major;
September 1st, 1942: Oberstleutnant ohne Patent;
November 16th, 1942: Patent vom 1-11-1942 erhalten;
March 1st, 1943: Oberst;
December 1st, 1944: Generalmajor.

Bundeswehr:
November 1st, 1956: Brigade-General;
October 1st, 1960: Generalmajor.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 20th, 1939
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kradschützen-Bataillon 3, 3. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
January 23rd, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur, Kradschützen-Bataillon 3, 3. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
February 10th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzergrenadier-Regiment 394, 3. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 15th, 1943
Details:
301st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur, Panzergrenadier-Division "Feldherrnhalle", Heer
Awarded on:
December 5th, 1944
Ehrenblattspange des Heeres und Waffen-SS

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