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Hauenschild, Ritter von, Bruno

Date of birth:
June 9th, 1896 (Würzburg/Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
March 10th, 1953 (Munich/Bavaria, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

During the First World War he was also decorated with the Ritterkreuz des Königlichen Hausordens von Hohenzollern mit Schwertern, the Bayerischer Militärverdienstorden IV. Klasse mit Schwertern, the Militär-Max-Joseph-Orden III. Klasse (2nd September 1918, Leutnant, Batterieführer (7), 11. bayer. Feldartillerie-Regiment), Österr. Kriegs-Erinnerungs-Medaille mit Schwertern and the Verwundetenabzeichen (1918) in Gold.

Bruno Ritter von Hauenschild finally reached the rank of Generalleutnant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 24th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 2nd Class on 21st May 1915.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 19th, 1939
Details:
Had already received the Iron Cross 1st Class on 6th December 1917.
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst
Unit:
Kommandeur 4.Panzer-Brigade / 10.Panzer-Division / XXXXVI.Panzer-Korps / Armeegruppe Guderian / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
August 25th, 1941
Details:
451st Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Brigadier)
Unit:
Kommandeur, 24. Panzer-Division, Heer
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1942
Details:
129th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Silver version.
Panzerkampfabzeichen (ohne Zahl)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With Swords.
Commander of the Order of the Roman Eagle
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With swords.
Ordinul Steaua Romaniei Grand Officer

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - 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

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