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Blumentritt, Günther

Date of birth:
February 10th, 1892 (Munich, Bavaria, Germany)
Date of death:
October 12th, 1967 (Marburg, Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 29th, 1934
Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Kolonel)
Unit:
Ia im Stab der Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
September 19th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst (Kolonel)
Unit:
Ia im Stab der Heeresgruppe Süd
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1939
1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberst in Generalstab (Colonel)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes der 4. Armee
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes der 4. Armee
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1942
Medaille
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Luitenant-generaal)
Unit:
Chef des Generalstabes Heeresgruppe D
Awarded on:
September 13th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General der Infanterie (Luitenant-generaal)
Unit:
Mit der Führung beauftragt 25.Armee
Awarded on:
February 18th, 1945
Details:
741st Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wilco Vermeer
  • Photo: Wilco Vermeer collection
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Kursietis, Andris J., The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945, Aspekt, The Netherlands, 1999
    - Island Farm / Camp 198
    - Axis Biographical Research
    - Wikipedia.org
    - das-ritterkreuz.de

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