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Anneken, Udo

Date of birth:
October 11th, 1917 (Vechta/Oldenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
October 11th, 1997 (Brombachtal-Langen/Hesse, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 3rd, 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant der Reserve (2nd Lieutenant of Reserves)
Unit:
Führer 1. / Füsilier-Regiment 83 / 83.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1944
In May 1944 the 83. Infanterie-Division held a sector along the Welikaja river at a point about 10 km east of the Opotschka—Ostrow road. In this time Leutnant Anneken played a major role in ensuring that this operationally significant sector was held, and for this he was awarded the Knight’s Cross.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1944
Nahkampfspange in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Silver version.
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen

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