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Schünemann, Otto

Date of birth:
October 6th, 1891 (Doberan, Germany)
Date of death:
June 29th, 1944
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  1.Klasse, 25 Jahre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur InfRgt 184
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1941
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Kommandeur 337. Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Major-general)
Awarded on:
November 28th, 1943
Details:
339th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1944
Action:
In the heavy defensive fighting the commanding generals, General der Artillerie and General der Artillerie Pfeifer, aswell Generalleutnant Schünemann, fighting at the head of their corps, true to their oath, met a heroes death.
Wehrmachtbericht

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